Walter Dennis Plekan, 69, passed peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Susan F. (nee Sisson) Plekan; parents, Walter C. and Rosemary H. (nee Smith) Plekan; brother, Paul and (Sandra) Plekan.
Walter graduated from St. Mary's High School and attended Canisius College and Buffalo State College. He was a former ironworker Local 6 member, a trustee at Amvets Post 26 and a volunteer at Roswell Park.
Walter is survived by his children, Susan (Kevin) Evarts, Walt (Tanya) and Steven (Jennifer) Plekan. Dearest grandfather of Matthew and Madison Evarts, Ashlee and Colby Neely, Alex and Parker Plekan, Marissa and Taryn Plekan. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Family will be present to receive relatives and friends on Friday, September 6, 2013 from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at Colucci Funeral Home, 652 Oliver St., North Tonawanda (692-4917). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Jude The Apostle Parish, 800 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda. A graveside service will follow at Acacia Park Cemetery, 4215 North Tonawanda Creek Dr., North Tonawanda. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial gifts can be made in Walter's memory to Roswell Park Cancer Institute Alliance Foundation, Post Office Box 631 Buffalo, NY 14240.
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