Manager of Information Systems at town hall for many years

Published in the September 15, 2016 edition

Eugene-Tworek-Obit-webNORTH ANDOVER — Eugene S. Tworek – 71, of North Andover and formerly of Columbus, Nebraska, died Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington.

Born in Columbus, Nebraska, on August 12, 1945, he was the son of the late Stanley A., Sr. and Mary S. (Teterus) Tworek. He attended Elementary School at St. Stanislaus School in Duncan, NE and was a graduate of St. Bonaventure High School in Columbus, NE. He was a Regents Scholar at the University of Nebraska, where he studied Mathematics and was a Scholarship Recipient at Merrimack College, where he studied Computer Programming Languages. He also attended the University of Lowell, studying Logic and Design, Math and Marketing.

Gene was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, he was a SP5 and served from 1967 to 1969. He was a Manager of Information Systems for the Town of North Reading for many years. He was an active member of St. Michael Parish in North Andover and served as a Lector. Gene was a 4-H volunteer and served a term as President of the Massachusetts 4-H Council and a volunteer at the Lazarus House Homeless Shelter in Lawrence.

Gene had a gentle spirit, he loved everyone and was universally loved. Gene was a kind caring individual, he took pride in his work at a 100 percent. He was a true old fashioned gentleman and enjoyed duck hunting in his earlier years. Gene enjoyed running, nature walks and he loved the outdoors. He was an avid Patriot’s Fan, he spoke highly of the military and was an airplane enthusiast. He especially loved the farm he grew up on in Nebraska.

Family members include his loving brothers, Virgil Tworek–Hofstetter and his wife Mary of Columbus, NE, Edward Tworek and his wife Jeanne of Omaha, NE, Stanley Tworek, Jr. and his wife Connie of Columbus, NE; his sisters, Mary Wagner and her husband Keith of Kearney, NE, Rose Ann Buggi and her husband John, Paulette Paprocki and Celeste Tworek, all of Columbus, NE;  his special friend, Cheryl Kenney of Georgetown; 26 adoring nieces and nephews and 33 great–nieces and great–nephews.

His funeral was held from the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow St., North Reading on Saturday, September 10, followed by a funeral Mass at St. Michael Parish, 196 Main St., North Andover.  Burial will be held in Nebraska at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in his memory to: St. Michael Parish , 196 Main St., North Andover, MA 01845.