Tonawanda News


March 14, 2014

Joseph Mielcarek

NORTH TONAWANDA — Joseph Mielcarek, 79, of North Tonawanda, Thursday (March 13, 2014) in DeGraff Memorial Hospital. Mr. Mielcarek was born in North Tonawanda on March 28, 1934 to Joseph and Mary Mielcarek.      

Joseph was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from Dunlop Tire. Joseph was predeceased by his wife, Beatrice (Robbins) Mielcarek; sisters, Lorraine (Henry) Dymek, Stella (Stanley) Ryczaj and brother, Thomas Mielcarek.

Mr. Mielcarek is survived by his children, Maureen Koontz, Brenda, Vaughn (Barbara)     Mielcarek, William, Lynn, Wayne (Tina) Mielcarek; brother of Vicki (the late Ed) Adam, Florence  (Stanley) Rybacki, Hedy (the late Ed Szymanski), Marie (Joe) Di Nanolo, Edmund (Colleen)       Mielcarek; grandfather of six. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Sunday only from 1-5 PM at the Wattengel Funeral Home, 533 Meadow Drive (NEW LOCATION), where funeral services will follow. Burial will be held at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

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