Mark Witold Piasecki
Mark Witold Piasecki, age 78, passed away on Saturday, September 10th. He was born in the Netherlands where his father was stationed with the Polish Navy. He and his mother fled Warsaw, Poland to Scotland during WWII. After immigrating to the U.S. and settling in Los Angeles, Mark attended Loyola High School and graduated from UCLA. After college, he accepted a position as an engineer at Raytheon in Santa Barbara, where he lived the rest of his life. It was in Santa Barbara that he met his wife, Kathy. They were married in 1970 at Old Mission, Santa Barbara.
A gentle and loving family man, Mark was a devoted husband, father, brother, and son. Mark is survived by his wife, Kathy, his children, Derek Piasecki (Christy), Mara Cotich (Craig), and Andrea Wiemann (John), his grandchildren, Carter, Dylan, and Chloe, his sister, Dr. Christina Puchalski, his stepfather Anthony Puchalski, and many nephews, nieces, and friends.
Funeral Services will be held September 16, 2016, at 10:30am, St. Raphael Catholic Church: 5444 Hollister Avenue, Goleta.