Julian S. Goralski, Jr. (Corky) passed away unexpectedly at his home in Edgartown, MA on Wednesday, May 23 at the age of 68. Julian was born in Greenfield, MA on February 6, 1944. He was the only child of Julian Sr. and Anna Goralski formerly of No. Silver Lane in Sunderland.
Julian attended Frontier Regional High School, graduating in 1963 and then attending trade school in Springfield, MA. Julian was the loving husband of Carolyn (Candy Putnam) Goralski. They were married from June 4, 1966 until her death in 1995 and they resided primarily in Bernardston, MA. The couple had no children.
He is survived by his sister-in-law, Elizabeth Demski of Sudbury, MA and his beloved nieces Molly Wilson of Groton, CT and Claire Councilman also of Sudbury, godchildren Kristina Hurlburt-Porter of Largo, FL and Scott Hurlburt of Tampa, FL and by friends and kind neighbors.
Julian worked at UMass, Amherst, New Art Plastic in Greenfield and for 25 years (1975-2000) as a restoration carpenter for Historic Deerfield. He retired in 2000 and relocated to Martha’s Vineyard. Julian enjoyed motorcycling, antique cars, bird carving and fly fishing. He loved his home on Martha’s Vineyard and enjoyed many years of fishing, clamming, boating, gardening and walking there.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, May 30th from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Wrisley Funeral Home, followed by a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. at the Holy Family Catholic Church on Sugarloaf Street in South Deerfield. Julian will be buried in the St. Stanislaus Cemetery in South Deerfield.