Gary E. Tenczar

Born: Fri., Dec. 24, 1943
Died: Mon., Jan. 21, 2013

Family to do services at later date

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WESTBOROUGH- Gary E. Tenczar, 69, of Westborough, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester. He was the husband of Maureen T. (Qua) Tenczar.

Born in Northampton, MA, he was the son of the late Paul and Mary (Zalenski) Jurczeyski and was educated in Northampton schools. He was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, earning a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Business.

Gary was employed as the Purchasing Director for Wyman-Gordon for over 25 years prior to his retirement.

He was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church, an avid golfer and a former member of the Westborough Country Club.

In addition to his wife he is survived by one son, Jed A. Tenczar of New Bedford; one daughter, Ashley E. Tenczar Curran and her husband, Peter, of Jamaica Plain; one grandson, Damien Hughes, whom Gary and Maureen have raised, and one granddaughter, Rheanna Tenczar; one sister, Deborah O’Brien and her husband, John, of Cromwell, CT; his mother in law, Ellen Qua of Northampton; a brother in law, John Qua and his wife, Suzanne Schutte, of Darien, CT; one niece and three nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date. There are no calling hours.

Donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at

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Julianne Crane
   Posted Wed January 30, 2013
Maureen, so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Many fond memories from high school(soooo long ago) My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Fondly, Julie

Bob Matus
   Posted Wed January 30, 2013
Condolences: A friend and classmate of Gary's from Junior High and Northampton High Class of "61". A number of fond memories.

Ron Korza
   Posted Wed January 30, 2013
Maureen, so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. He was a lot of fun at Hamp High. Ron Korza fellow classmate NHS class of 1961

Tom Barker
   Posted Wed January 30, 2013
I remember our years together at Northampton High. Playing football Gary # 75, hall Marshals, and getting together with the guys and playing cards. Gary always had a smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Tom and Patti Barker

Neil Burke
   Posted Wed January 30, 2013
Dear Maureen,

So sorry to hear about Gary. He was a great friend of so many of us at Northampton High. We had some wonderful times together and many a laugh. He always was a cheerful guy and a good sport. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Neil and Ruth Burke

Carolyn Muzyka Nestor
   Posted Wed January 30, 2013
Dear Maureen,

I am so sorry for your loss. My prayer list will include a special request that you and your family are blessed with God's comfort and strength at this time.


John & Susan Dinino
   Posted Thu February 14, 2013
Words cannot express the shock and sorrow we felt upon hearing of Gary's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

John & Susan

Ashley Tenczar Curran
   Posted Sat March 28, 2015
Dad- hard to believe it has been over 2 years since you went Home. Some bright day, our family will be whole again, but until that day, make sure you check in from time to time, because you are missed more than you could've ever known you would be.

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