Niagara Gazette

Obituaries

October 13, 2013

John G. Guzdek

NIAGARA FALLS — John G. Guzdek, 66, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2013. Born on November 20, 1946 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late John V. and Josephine (Monko) Guzdek and attended local schools. On January 27, 1966, he entered the US Army serving in the Vietnam War. He received the National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device 60 and Sharpshooter Medal, and was honorably discharged on January 27, 1972. John was a former member of St. Charles Church, the UAW #774 and the American Legion Portage Post 1465. He enjoyed spending quality time with his family and grandchildren, playing cards and darts and was an avid Sabres and Bills fan.

He is survived by his children, John M. Guzdek of Niagara Falls, NY, Michael (Lindsey) Guzdek of Buffalo, NY, Sandra Guzdek of Eugene, OR, and Lori (Dominick) Terrana III of Las Vegas, NV; his grandchildren, Holly, Dominick, Samuel, Michael, Isabella and Jackson; his brother, James (fiance Dawn) Guzdek; his sisters, Joan (Andy) Donaghy, Theresa (Stefan) Kielbasa, Marie (Howard) O'Rourke, Susan (Ron) Burt and Karen (Mark)     Santangelo; also many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Carol Ann (Fabiano) Guzdek and brother, Walter Guzdek.

Friends may call Wednesday, October 16th from 5-8 PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., 319- 24th St., cor. Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will begin at 9:30 AM Thursday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at Divine Mercy Parish, 24th and Niagara Sts., with Rev. Jacek Mazur officiating. Burial with military honors following in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. Donations in his memory may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094; Roswell Park, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240-0631; or St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN         38105-1942.

Visit zajacfuneralhomeinc.com for online condolences.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly Pipeline Opponents Protest on National Mall Hagel Gets Preview of New High-tech Projects S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter New Yorkers Celebrate Cherry Blossom Blooms SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Justice Dept. Broadening Criteria for Clemency Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers 'Miss Meadows' Takes Holmes Back to Her Roots Biden: Russia Must Stop Talking, Start Acting David Moyes Out As Manchester United Manager Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Iowa College Finds Beauty in Bulldogs High Court to Hear Dispute of TV Over Internet Stowaway Teen Forces Review of Airport Security
Opinion
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page