Sylvester Joseph Zakrzewski, 85, of North Little Rock, a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014. He will always be remembered by everyone for his sweet smile. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and retired from Chicopee Manufacturing. Although he sat in the back row, he was a front row Catholic.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marie Zanoff Zakrzewski; three sons, Tommy Zakrzewski and wife Terri of Oakland, Tenn., Danny Zakrzewski and wife Kathy of North Little Rock and Andy Zakrzewski of Dallas; daughter, Frances Wise and husband Mike of Sherwood; two brothers, Louie Zakrzewski of North Little Rock and Albin Zakrzewski of Mayflower; seven grandchildren, Amber, Matt, Stephanie, Rachael, Brian, Katie and Nick.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary (Bawiec) Zakrzewski; brother, Carl Zakrzewski; sister, Maggie Seredynski; daughter, Rose Marie Zakrzewski; and his sweet grandson, Sam Zakrzewski.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, 1516 Parker Street, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114.

Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, April 9 at St. Mary Catholic Church. Burial will be in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery.

Online obituary at www.SmithFamilyCares.com.