Mr. Eugene S. Gosdzinski, age 76 of Ubly passed away Monday morning, July 11, 2011 at his son’s residence under hospice care with his family by his side. He was born March 28, 1935 in Parisville to the late John and Irene (Dudek) Gosdzinski. He resided in Parisville all his life. He married Marlene M. Kirsch September 27, 1958 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church of Helena. She preceded him in death May 16, 1999. Eugene was a 1953 graduate of Ubly High School. He farmed with his family and worked for Peter Zurek & C.J. Stomack Hay Company. He also worked for Longuski Silo for 17 and a half years and was foreman for 15 years. He continued farming until 1999. He was a lifelong member of St. Mary Parish where he was an usher, member and former president and secretary of the Men’s Club. He was also a member of the Hill Topper’s Farm Bureau and the Bad Axe Farm Bureau. He played on the Ubly High school baseball, football and track teams. Eugene also enjoyed hunting, playing cards, going to casino’s, scratch off lottery tickets and bowled for 40 years on area teams. He played softball on Parisville’s Church league. He also enjoyed visiting with friends and his loving children and grandchildren. Eugene is survived by three daughters, Diane (Mark) Brown and Glorie Ann (Wayne) Sadro both of Bad Axe and Darlene Pionk of Ubly. Two sons, David (Janel) Gosdzinski and Mark (Christina) Gosdzinski, both of Ubly. 14 grandchildren, Jessica Brown and her fiancee Dan Ritter, Ashley (Paul) Streussnig, Bradley, Quincy and Landen Sadro, Nicole Pionk and her fiancee Joe Coddington, Chelsey Pionk and her special friend Robert Dallas, Samantha and Alexis Pionk, Andrew, Emily, Lindsey and Christopher Gosdzinski and Tony Osantowski. Two step grandchildren Annette Newsham and Justin Sturm. One great grandchild Bentley Osantowski. Two step grandchildren Madysen Newsham and Emma Lynn Smith. Two sisters, Loraine Makowski of Centerline, Mary Ann (Fred) Mazure of Bad Axe and one brother Frank (Geraldine) Gosdzinski of Bad Axe. Brothers and Sisters in-law Linda Kirsch, Karen (Louis) Golob, Delores (Kenneth) Arndt, Richard (Linda) Kirsch and Joyce (Ray) Puvalowski. Eugene was preceded in death by one sister Lillian Gosdzinski. One son in law Jerry Pionk. Three brothers in-law Ernest Makowski, Donald Kirsch and Kenneth Kirsch. Father and mother in-law Wilbert and Margaret Kirsch. Step father Leo Osentowski. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 14, 2011 at St. Mary Catholic Church of Parisville. Rev. Peter Nwokoye pastor of St. Mary will officiate. Burial will be in the Church cemetery. Friends may call at Zinger-Smigielski in Ubly on Wednesday from 1 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday 10 a.m until the service time at 11a.m at the church only. A Rosary will be recited by the St. Mary Men’s Club on Wednesday at 7 p.m and a Vigil service will be Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Both services will be at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the family discretionary fund.