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December 3, 2012

Edward A. Kasprzak

LOCKPORT — Edward A. Kasprzak, of Shawnee, Town of Wheatfield, NY, passed away on Sunday,            December 2, 2012, in Niagara Hospice House, Lockport, NY.

He was born in North Tonawanda, NY, on February 10, 1945, the son of the late Edward and Dorothy (Fauzey) Kasprzak.

Mr. Kasprzak graduated from North Tonawanda High School. He was the assistant     director of Emergency Management for Niagara County for five years and later worked for the Town of Wheatfield Sewer and Water Department for 15 years, before retiring in March of this year.

Mr. Kasprzak was a life member of the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company for 41 years, where he served as the company's Fire Chief and President. He was an actively involved member and Past President of the Niagara County Fireman's Association and Fire Chiefs Association, and the Western New York Volunteer Fireman's Association. He was a committee member and Sergeant at Arms with the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs and a member of the Fireman's Association of the State of New York.  

He was a member of Niagara Falls Harley's Owners Group (HOG) and St. Paul's United Church of Christ of Shawnee.

Mr. Kasprzak enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling, gardening, riding his Harley, woodworking and bowling.

He is survived by his loving family: his wife of 46 years, Linda L. (Rule) Kasprzak; one son, Marc E. (Kelly) Kasprzak; one daughter, Wende M. (David) Schimschack, both of the Town of Wheatfield; two grandchildren, Joshua and Noah Kasprzak, and was anticipating the arrival of his third grandchild; one brother, Michael (Patti) Kasprzak; two sisters, Linda (Paul) Eichler and Susan (Philip) Czechorowski; one sister-in-law, Bobbi Kasprzak. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Kasprzak was the brother of the late Robert Kasprzak.

The family will be present on Tuesday from 7-9 PM and on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM, at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY. The Shawnee Fire Co. will have a memorial service on Tuesday at 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM at St. Paul's United Church of Christ - Shawnee, 3921 Mapleton Road, North Tonawanda, NY,  with Rev. Ronald Lord officiating. Memorials may be made in his name to the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company or to Niagara Hospice. Inurnment in Wheatfield Cemetery, Town of Wheatfield, NY.

Visit www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com for guest register.

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