Tonawanda News


February 4, 2014

Jane V. "Babci" Zbieszkowski


Jane V. "Babci" (nee Basiak) Zbieszkowski, age 98, a lifelong resident of North Tonawanda, died on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at the McAuley Residence in the Town of Tonawanda, where she had resided for the past 10 years. Born in North Tonawanda, NY, she was the wife of Francis "Frank" Zbieszkowski, who died in 1977. Jane was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish in North Tonawanda.
She is survived by one son, Dennis (Patricia) Zbieszkowski of the City of Tonawanda; two grandchildren, Kimberly (Martin) Downey and Jeffrey Zbieszkowski, both of North Tonawanda; two great-grandchildren, Brayden and Alina; one sister, Helen (late Edward) Kaczor of Albany, NY; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers and three sisters.
There was no prior visitation. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, February 8th at 11 AM at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 64 Center Ave. at Oliver St. in North Tonawanda. Rev. Gary Szczepankiewicz will officiate. A private burial was held in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to OLC Parish, 64 Center St., North Tonawanda, NY 14120 or to the McAuley Residence, 1503 Military Rd., Kenmore, NY 14217. The family wishes to express a special "Thank You" to the staff at McAuley Residence. Arrangements by JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., Tonawanda.
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