Tonawanda News


January 30, 2014

Ernestine A. Kwiatkowski


Ernestine A. (nee Gilliland) Kwiatkowski, age 78, of North Tonawanda, January 29, 2014 in Northgate Manor Nursing Home, while under the care of Niagara Hospice. Ernestine was a very active member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, belonging to the Ladies Guild, the Senior Choir, the Altar Guild and S.A.R.B. She enjoyed bowling and tole painting. She had work as a volunteer for the American Heart Association and was a supporter of M.A.D.D.
Beloved wife of Carl Kwiatkowski for over 59 years. Dear mother of Cindy (Dr. Samir) Fakhry, Carl Kwiatkowski, Jeffrey M. (Lisa) Kwiatkowski and David Kwiatkowski. Grandmother of ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Sister of Marilyn (Robert) Ventry, Gail Gilliland, Sharon (Terry) Silvis, Gary (Carol) Gilliland; aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home, 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda on Saturday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM and on Sunday from 1-2 PM from St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 875 Eggert Dr., in North Tonawanda. Funeral services will be held on Sunday beginning at 2 PM from St. Matthew Lutheran Church. The Rev. Steven A. Naylor will officiate. Interment in St. Matthew Lutheran Cemetery. If so desired, memorials may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church or Niagara Hospice.
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