Obituary of Lorraine M. Kowalczyk
Oakfield - Lorraine Kowalczyk, 90, of Oakfield, a former employee at GTE Sylvania in Batavia, died Monday, July 16, 2018 at United Memorial Medical Center, in Batavia.
Mrs. Kowalczyk was born October 24, 1927 in Indian Falls, a daughter of the late John and Laura (Call) Smith.
She was a graduate of Pembroke High School, and a member of St. Cecilia's Church, and American Legion Women's Auxiliary. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, arts and crafts. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Her husband, Julian J. Kowalczyk, died on June 17, 1992.
Survivors include 5 children, Paul (Karen Ann) Kowalczyk of Hazelton. PA, Linda (Jack) Baxter and Eileen (Paul) Kirkpatrick, both of Oakfield, Julie (Dennis) Slattery of Vestal and Michael (Donna) Kowalczyk of Oakfield; 13 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
She was the mother of the late Colleen Unger who died in 1998 and sister of the late Dorothy Nelson, John, Walter, Roy, Norman and Albert Smith.
Friends may call on Thursday from 4-7 pm at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Ave, Oakfield, Her Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 am Friday at St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecilia's Site, 56 Maple Ave., Oakfield (14125). Burial will be in St. Cecilia's Cemetery in Oakfield. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Padre Pio Parish or to Oakfield Fire Department P.O. Box 184, Oakfield, NY 14125.