Marie Protz Wienszczak, 85, of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Tidewell Hospice Inc., in Port Charlotte, Fla.
She was born Dec. 30, 1928, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Frank and Vittoria (nee Oliva) Patti.
Marie was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Grove City, Fla. She and her husband Stanley were ushers with the church for several years. Marie was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary KOC, a driver for FISH for nine years, and enjoyed playing bridge and golfing.
She is survived by her husband of 15 years, Stanley Wienszczak; son, Bruce Protz of Brookfield, Wis.; daughter, Kristine Brennan of Grayslake, Ill.; and eight grandchildren.
A Rosary will be said from 9:30 a.m. until a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 5265 Placida Road, Grove City, FL 34224. Inurnment will be follow at 2 p.m. at Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Marie’s name to St. Francis of Assisi Outreach; or Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238. You may share a memory or express condolences with the family at www.englewoodfh.com.
Arrangements are by Englewood Community Funeral Home with Private Crematory, Englewood, Fla.