Niagara Gazette


July 17, 2013

Lorraine H. Staly

AMHERST — Lorraine H. Staley (nee Lukasik), age 70, of North Tonawanda, Monday, July 15, 2013 in       Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, after a brief illness. Lorraine was a lifelong resident of North Tonawanda. She was a teacher in the Niagara Falls School District for 30 years. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority for over 25 years. Lorraine was a member of St. Jude the Apostle RC Church and was very active in their choir. She was the daughter of the late Chester and Helen (Gorski) Lukasik.

Beloved wife of David J. Staly; dear mother of Sheryl Staly (Robert Ostrander), James (Renee) Staly and Brian McGurty, all of North Tonawanda; grandmother of eight grandchildren; sister of Robert (Roberta) Lukasik of Depew, James (Sally) Lukasik of North Tonawanda, and the late Dennis and Diane Lukasik; sister-in-law of Patricia Lukasik of North Tonawanda. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd., in North Tonawanda, Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM and Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10 AM from St. Jude the Apostle RC Church. Interment in Acacia Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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