Tonawanda News


February 13, 2014

Raymond C. Wesolowski


Raymond C. Wesolowski, 72, of North Tonawanda died peacefully on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at DeGraff Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was employed at American Axle as a machinist for twenty-five years. He was a avid boater and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Raymond was Vice President of Canal Fest and was a member of the Swiftwater Power Squadron, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, lifetime member of Sweeney Hose #7 Volunteer Fire Department and Elks Lodge #860 in Tonawanda.
He was predeceased by his parents, Casimir and Jennie (nee Wisniewski) Wesolowski; and sister, Frances Gwiazdowski. He is survived by his loving wife, Lois (nee Montgomery) Wesolowski; daughters, Linda (Kevin) Meister and Carol ( Michael) Clarke; son, Ronald (Sandie) Wesolowski; brothers, John (Judy) and Richard (Barbara) Wesolowski; twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Family will be present to receive relatives and friends on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at Colucci Funeral Home, 652 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, NY (692-4917). Family and friends please assemble at church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Czestochowa R.C. Church, 626 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda, NY. An interment service will follow at Acacia Park Cemetery. Flowers are graciously declined and memorials can be made in Raymond's memory to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation Elm & Carlton Streets Buffalo, NY 14263 or donate by phone (716) 845-4444.
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