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“Such a friendly gentle man was Mr. J. Not only did we sing with him every day in the downstairs Chapel, but I even took singing lessons. The...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Betty Barys Gilman - Medford, MA

“Deepest sympathy from the Jarm Family. Jake was one of my Dad Victor's best friends and they spoke on a regular basis. Before my Dad passed in...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Jennifer Jarm - Savannah, GA

“I am so sorry for your loss I remember your father from when I was young growing up great guy and good music teacher may he RIP ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: KAREN WALSH - EVERETT, MA

“I am saddened by the loss of a great teacher, music director and man Mr Edmund J Jagielski. I can still hear his baritone voice exclaiming, Alleluia,...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Thomas Lewandowski - CA - Student

“Mr. J was a very sweet and gentle man. i rememberhim fondly! He always had a way to make you feel comfortable. Thank you Mr. J!! I wish you peace...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Erin Delaney Krasco - Saugus, MA

“Mr. J was one of my favorite teachers at St. Stans. He made the "light bulb" come on for me in science! He made my two years at St. Stan's the best...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Yolanda Cherubin - Scarborough, ME

“I attended St Stans for all 8 years and graduated with the Class of 1983. "Mr J" taught me piano from 2nd-7th grade and would drive me home...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Justyna (Oles) Hudson - Greenland, NH

“Mary and family so sorry for the loss of your dad. Sending hugs and praying too you and your family love too mom.Love youBrenda ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Brenda Salton - Clearwater, FL

“I will always remember Mr. J as one of my favorite teachers of all my school years; he made learning fun. He also took the time to teach us some of...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Arleen Mancini - Stoneham, MA

“So sorry for you loss. May he rest in peace ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Rosanne Cross ciaramella - Keene, NH

“So sorry for you loss. May he rest in peace ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: Rosanne Cross ciaramella

“Mary I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your FAMILY ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Deborah Walker - Chelsea, MA

“Mary, so sorry for the loss of your Dad. My condolences to you and your family ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Lou Yurko - Chelsea, MA

“Many found memories of my Uncle, Aunt and cousins when I was young. Sorry to hear of Uncle Ed's passing. Love and miss you all. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Naomi Boccio - Torrington, CT

“I am saddened to hear about Mr. Jagielski's passing. I knew him as "Mr. J.".He was everyone's favorite 7th grade teacher at St. Stanislaus. I have...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Sciuto - Dunstable, MA

“John & Dave, very sorry to hear about your Dad. "Mr. J." taught piano to both my sister and I when we were kids. My condolences. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: John Osborne - Windham, NH

“Sorry to read of the loss of Mr. J. We have fond memories of his from St. Stanislaus School and Choir. He had an impact on many lives and will...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Geraldine and John Degurski - MA

“Jagielski FamilyMy thought and prayers are with your family. I have very found memories of your dad. He was a great person who i will never forget. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Maryanne Carroccino

“Sorry for your loss. I have so many good memories with Mr.J. May he rest in peace. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Ann Fiore - Everett, MA

JAGIELSKI, Edmund J.- Of Chelsea, July 7th. Devoted husband for over 66 years of Ella M. (Horvath). Beloved father of Jacqueline Clark of California, Susan Kennedy and her husband George of Illinois and California, Mary Hescock and her husband Paul of Chelsea, John Jagielski and his wife Dana of Duxbury, David Jagielski of Chelsea and Laurie Solis of Plymouth. Brother of the late Frances Piekos. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer, Lauren, Michael, Matthew and Olivia and lovingly survived by his great grandchildren, Hannah, Natalie and Brendan. At his request all services are private. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Ed's name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38501 or online at

Born in Hartford, CT over 93 years ago, Ed passed away at home after a time of declining health. Receiving his early schooling in Hartford, he attained a B.A in music from Boston University after serving in the United States Army during World War II in the Asiatic Pacific Theater. A talented musician, affectionately known also as Mr. J, was a longtime private piano and voice instructor, the organist and choir director for St. Stanislaus Church and 7th grade teacher at St. Stanislaus School for numerous years. After his tenure at St. Stan's, he taught music at the Williams Public School in Chelsea.

At his request, all services were private.

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