Peter Chlastawa, 92, passed away peacefully on September 8, 2019. Peter was born November 24, 1926 in Ludlow, son to the late Frank and Sophie (Kwapien) Chlastawa. Peter worked as a machinist at Hamilton Standard for over 17 years and later retired from Advanced Manufacturing here in Westfield. Peter was faithfully devoted to his faith and was a parishioner to Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament in Westfield. He was an avid Red Sox and Patriot fan, and enjoyed playing cards. He loved to tend to his yard and rake leaves. He spent most of his days in his two favorite places Sloviak Hall and the American Legion. Peter is survived by his beloved wife of 70 years Phyllis Chlatawa (Lesieur) of Westfield, and their children Joyce Drenzek and her husband Thomas of Feeding Hills, Grace Ann Chlastawa and her husband Thomas Wilkerson of Orange Springs, FL, Joan Ellen Sanchez and her husband Steven of Redwood City, CA, and Daniel Mark Chlastawa and his wife Julie of Tucson, AZ. He was the Grampa to Timothy, Scott, Sara and Peter and great grampa to Zane, Eliza, Aurora and Cristina. He was the caring brother to John, Walter, Frank and his wife Ruth and Helen. Peter was predeceased by his son Peter John Chlastawa, his sisters Victoria and Genevieve, and his brother Mitchell. The family would like to thank Baystate Home Health Care staff Lee and Andrea in the care of Peter at home. Calling hours for Peter will be Friday, September 13, 2019 from 11:00AM - 12:30PM at Westfield Funeral Home and Cremation, 4 Princeton Street in Westfield. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will follow calling hours at 1:00PM at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, 127 Holyoke Road in Westfield. Burial to follow with Military honors at St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Peter’s name to Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, 127 Holyoke Road, Westfield, MA 01085 or to the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary, 163 Sandy Hill Road, Westfield, MA 01085.
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