Niagara Gazette

Obituaries

April 11, 2013

Audrey Ann Purgarich

TOWN OF NIAGARA —  

Audrey Ann Purgarich, a longtime resident of the Town of Niagara, died on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 in Mount St. Mary's Hospital following a brief illness. She was 78. She was born in Niagara Falls on November 8, 1934, the daughter of Ralph and Inez (Eggler) Armstrong.
Audrey was a devote wife and mother, raising five children. She supported and enjoyed their hobby of dirt car racing in various venues throughout the area. She had many interests including doll collecting, reading and bingo. In more recent years, she looked forward to her vacations with her brother and sisters to Branson, Dollywood and family reunions. A 49-year member of the Niagara #1 Volunteer Fire Company, she was also active with the Buff Social Club.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Andrew F. Purgarich; her children, AnnMarie Purgarich of Niagara Falls, Andrea Grenzy (Anthony) of the Town of Niagara, Tony Purgarich (Tracey) of Ransomville, Lynn McDonald of Middleport, Melinda Schultz (Mark) of the Town of Niagara, David Just (Rachel) of Ransomville; three sisters and a brother, Luella Armstrong of Lockport, William Armstrong (late Mildred) of North Tonawanda, Wilma Kitchen (late Jack) of Lockport, Gloria McDonald (Thomas) of Middleport; six grandchildren, Niki, Derek, Kelli, Chris, Cory and Stephanie; a great-granddaughter, Gianna; many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Saturday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls. Private services and interment will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Visit www.LaneFuneralHome.com.

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