Obituary of Maizie Martha Gorecki
Age 92, of Mt. Morris, died Monday, January 3, 2022, in McLaren Flint. In accordance with Maizie’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a private burial will be scheduled for a later date. Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting Maizie’s tribute page at martinfuneralhome.com.
Maizie was born in Flushing, Michigan on March 26, 1929, the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Herman and Myrtle (Mills) Fairchild. Raised and educated locally, Maizie stayed in the Genesee County area where she worked at Trojan Laundry for almost ten years. Maizie met, fell in love with, and married Mr. George Gorecki on November 10, 1949 in Flushing, Michigan. Their union blessed them with four children. Maizie was a homemaker and loved spending time with her children. While raising their children they would often take trips up north to visit their parents. Maizie enjoyed shopping and going to local garage sales. She often had family get-togethers where her children requested her homemade chicken noodle soup, it was a family favorite. When not out and about Maizie enjoyed crafting and putting puzzles together, some of which are framed as proud accomplishments. Maizie was also known for her quilts, she loved making anyone a quilt, recently she donated quilts to the homeless shelter, City of Hope. Everyone who met Maizie could tell she was an independent, kind-hearted woman and she will be missed by many.
Left to cherish her memory are her children: Mary Casteel, Ronald and wife, Helen Gorecki, and Carol and husband, Dave Webster; grandchildren: Kari, Kenny, Robert, Brian, Erica, and Krystal; great-grandchildren: Angela, Asher, Sean, Joshua, Dominic, Kady, Randy, and Lil Kenny; brother: Dr. Oney and wife, Judy Fairchild; sister-in-law: Dorothy Fairchild; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Maizie was preceded in death by her husband, George, son: George Gorecki; siblings: Gordon Fairchild, Margie Coffey, Emmajean Fisher, and Douglas Fairchild; son-in-law: Douglas Casteel; beloved dog: Shadow.