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Dorothy Wajca

February 9, 1918 February 22, 2019
Dorothy Wajca
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Dorothy Wajca, age 101, of Sterling Heights, formerly of Warren, died Friday, February 22, 2019. She was born February 9, 1918 in Detroit, to Joseph and Helen (Kraszewski) Gorecki.

Dorothy married Edward Joseph Wajca on August 21, 1948 in Redford Township. She went on to Cosmetology School and was a beauty operator for 80 years, finally retiring in 2014. Mrs. Wajca did hair mostly in the Hamtramck area, owning her own shop and working in other beauty shops for most of her life. She did hair for others in her own home for many years. Dorothy had many dear friends she did hair for.

Mrs. Wajca is survived by her children: Leo Wajca of Sterling Heights, Barbara Renaud of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota and Patricia Macker of Lapeer; Eight grandchildren; Twelve great-grandchildren; and many many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband: Edward Wajca; her parents: Joseph and Helen Gorecki; Four brothers; and Two sisters.

Cremation has been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. A committal service at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday May 24, 2019. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice 700 South Main Street, Suite 209, Lapeer, Michigan 48446. Please share condolences and memories at

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1:30 PM 5/24/2019 1:30:00 PM
Great Lakes National Cemetery

4200 Belford Rd.
Holly, MI 48442

Great Lakes National Cemetery
4200 Belford Rd. Holly 48442 MI
United States

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Heartland Hospice

700 S Main St #209
Lapeer, MI 48446

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