Niagara Gazette


March 29, 2014

Thomas Thaddeus (Tom) Pradelski


In loving tribute to Thomas Thaddeus (Tom) Pradelski, age 76, who died on March 29, 2014 after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary Ann (Siejka); beloved daughters, Lisa Tyler, Suzanne (James) DeMonte, and Michelle Myka; grandson, Jonathan Tyler; brother, John (Mary) Pradelski; sister, Barbara (Tony) Schletromo; and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his mother, Angela (Slish); and father, Thaddeus Pradelski.
Tom graduated from Erie Community Technical College and SUNY Buffalo, where he earned his MBA in 1978. His professional career was with Carborundum where he retired as Personnel Director. An avid outdoorsman and marksman, Tom was happiest sitting quietly in the woods. He enjoyed hunting and conservation efforts, and was a member of the LaSalle Sportsman's Club. He volunteered for the Town of Porter Planning Board while residing in Youngstown, NY before retiring to the Southern Tier. A highlight of his life was completing an Outward Bound training program on a sailing ship in Maine. Tom is remembered for his cheerfulness, wit, work ethic, and love of family.
No Prior visitation. Memorial Services will be led by Reverend Jacek Mazur and Deacon David Slish at Divine Mercy Parish, 2437 Niagara St. cor. of 24th Street, Niagara Falls, NY, on Monday, March 31st at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made towards research into Parkinson's Disease or the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME, INC.
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