Józef and Maria Bocheński with their son Antoni lived in the village of Michowice (Łódzkie voivodeship) during the Second World War. Józef, together with his wife and son, rescued four siblings whose parents had been murdered in the Rawa Mazowiecka ghetto during its liquidation. Those Jews who were saved by them are: Sala, Janek, Lubka and Menachem Granat.

Józef, Maria and Antoni Bocheński were awarded the title of Righteous Among the Nations in 1990.