In Memory of



Obituary for Bish Kwiecien

Bish (Zbigniew) S. Kwiecien, a life long resident of Wallington, entered eternal life on January 26th, 2020, he was 71. Bish was born in Germany on September 22nd, 1948 to Stefan and Hedwig (Bandek) Kwiecien. Shortly after his birth, his family emigrated to the United States and settled in Wallington, NJ. Bish was a graduate of Wallington High School, Class of 1966. In 1968 he entered the United States Navy and served on the rivers of Vietnam on a PT boat, under the constant enemy fire. After returning from Vietnam, Bish had worked for many years as a plumber. He then worked for Bergen County in the General Services Department, retiring in 2008. Bish was a life member of the Hillside Athletic Club in Wallington and a long time member of the American Legion. Bish was predeceased by his dear parents, his sister Maryann Kwiecien and his brother Thaddeus J. Kwiecien Sr. Bish is survived by his beloved friend and companion Linda Shabunia, his nieces and nephews, Thaddeus J. Kwiecien Jr., and his wife Mandy, Alissa Kwiecien and her son Hunter Harding, Dawn Knowlden and her husband Joe Marut, Sharon Smerecki and Todd Knowlden. At Bish's request, all services will be private.