NORTH TONAWANDA —
Mark A. Lanoye, 47, of North Tonawanda, NY, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013. Born on March 9, 1965 in Buffalo, NY, he was the son of Audrey (late Harry) Grabowski of Lewiston, NY and the late Arthur (Marcia of Alden, NY) Lanoye, Jr.
Mr. Lanoye was raised and attended schools in Cheektowaga, NY. Mark graduated from Maryvale High School in 1983. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps, until his honorable discharge on September 18, 1988. Following his service, Mr. Lanoye began a career in welding and became highly skilled in stainless steel fabrication. Mark was the owner and operator of LanTec Fabrication as well as Buffalo Metal Forming. For thirteen years, he was employed by the Niagara Falls City Fire Department, where he was recently promoted as Captain.
Mr. Lanoye is survived by four daughters, Autumn Lanoye of Richmond, VA, Brianna Lanoye of West Seneca, NY, Alyssa Lanoye of West Seneca, NY and Miranda Lanoye of Youngstown, NY; one brother, Craig (Laura Kelm) Lanoye of Westport, NY; and one sister, Michelle Lanoye of Alden, NY. Mark is also survived by his former spouses, Sharon Colasanti of West Seneca, NY and Kristine Lanoye of Youngstown, NY; and many loved ones, including, Eileen King, Elissa King and Morgan King, all of North Tonawanda, NY. He was predeceased by one sister, Nancy Lanoye.
The family will be present to receive friends on Sunday, January 13th from 12:00 NOON to 2:00 PM in the Chapel of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (297-9007), where a funeral service, concluding with Military Honors, will follow visitation at 2:00 PM with Rev. Pat Fleming officiating. Private burial will be held in St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, West Seneca, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to the Niagara Falls Firefighters Toy Fund, P.O. Box 271, Niagara Falls, NY 14304.
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