Robert William Jaworski

Born: Sun., Jul. 4, 1937
Died: Sat., Apr. 13, 2013

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Robert William Jaworski of Greensboro, Georgia, died Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta at the age of 75. Mr. Jaworski was born in Evergreen Park, IL on July 4, 1937. He graduated from Chicago Vocational High School and received a Bachelor''s Degree with honors from the University of Pittsburgh while working, raising his children and attending classes at night. He proudly served his country in the United States Army receiving an honorable discharge in 1961. On April 25, 1959, he married the former Elaine June Vellegas and this April they would have celebrated their fifty-fourth wedding anniversary. After thirty years with U. S. Steel, he retired starting his own company, T. C. Incorporated, working another twenty-six years in engineering services. After living in Pittsburgh, PA, they moved to their home on Lake Oconee in 1998. Bob was an active and faithful member of Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church, where he sang in the choir and was a member of the Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the American Legion in Pittsburgh. He enjoyed browsing the computer, keeping up with politics and spoiling his cat.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Nancy Kalwasinski Lesner. In addition to his wife, Elaine Jaworski, of Greensboro, GA, he is survived by two sons, Robert Phillip Jaworski and wife Kelly of Milledgeville, GA and Keith Allen Jaworski and wife Karen of Milton, GA; a daughter, Cherie Lynn Zell and husband Lee of Woodstock, GA; six grandchildren, Kaila McGlohon and husband Brad, Robert "Bobby" Charles Jaworski, Zachary Jaworski, Kyle Jaworski, Katie Zell and Robert Zell; two great grandchildren, Caleb Jaworski and Robert Peyton Jaworski; fourteen nieces and nephews; a number of other relatives, many friends; and his beloved cat, Sunny.

A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church, 6341 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Father G. Philip Ryan officiating. The Knights of Columbus will serve as pallbearers. A reception will follow at the church in the Sacred Heart Social Hall. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday night at McCommons Funeral Home with a Vigil being held at 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family request any memorials be made to the Knights of Columbus, c/o Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church, 6341 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro, GA 30642, or St. Jude Children''s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Kay Eadie
   Posted Mon April 15, 2013
My heart breaks for you. We enjoyed knowing Bob; always the gracious host. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Kay and Johns

Jackie Broderick
   Posted Mon April 15, 2013
Mrs. Jaworski, the staff of the Greene County Library would like you to know that you and your family are in our prayers. Sincerely Jackie, Noreen, Ethel & Cass

Nell McDonald
   Posted Mon April 15, 2013
Elaine & Family, My deepest sympathy to you and your family on Bob's passing. I always enjoyed talking with him when I worked with Dr. Alexander. Please know that you all are in my prayers and thoughts. Love, Nell

Cecelia R Smith
   Posted Tue April 16, 2013
Dear Elaine and family, A vibrant personality and the smile with twinkling blue eyes may be gone from us, but Bob will remembered with love. He was a wonderful person and we will all miss him. For you dear friend, it will be difficult as he was your soulmate, but remember all those wonderful moments and they will be his lasting legacy and your anchor. Love, Billy and Cecelia

Ginny Williams
   Posted Tue April 16, 2013
Elaine and family My love and sympathy go to all of you. May God be with you in this difficult time. Ginny williams

John Thornton
   Posted Tue April 16, 2013
Sorry to hear about your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers both at GMC and with the Thornton family. God Bless.

Bob and Nancy White
   Posted Wed April 17, 2013
Elaine we are so sorry. Bob was a blessing and we know the Lord will bless and keep you. Please know that we would love to be able to help you in any way. You are a very special person and we love you. Nancy and Bob

Di Peterson and Bobby Reed
   Posted Wed April 17, 2013
You are in our thoughts and prayers and trust that you will find strength in those who love you very much to guide you through your loss. If there is anything, anything you need please do not hesitate. All our love and prayers. Di and Bobby

De Leggett
   Posted Wed April 17, 2013
My thoughts of deep and sincere sympathy are with you at this difficult time. May your memories ease your sorrow and time bring you peace. De Leggett

Edward Franckowiak
   Posted Tue March 04, 2014
Sorry to hear the news of Bob's passing.
Love and Prayers,
Ed & Marcia Franckowiak