Edward J. Wojtkowski Jr.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 18 October 2022 at 2:00 pm

GASPORT – Edward J. Wojtkowski Jr., 82, died unexpectedly October 18, 2022 in Eastern Niagara Hospital. He was born February 24, 1940 in Lockport to Edward and Lou Wojtkowski Sr., and was a life-long resident of this area.

In addition to having worked and retired from Harrison Radiator as a tool and die maker, Ed was the owner of Gasport Welding and Fabricating, Inc. He was a member of the Gasport Lions, the Lockport Lodge #41 BPOE, and enjoyed travelling the world, having visited Peru, Germany, Korea and Africa.

Ed enjoyed visiting with his many friends at the Sunrise Café and was a person who relished the chance to talk to anyone about anything. His pride and joy however was his family business, Gasport Welding Company.

Mr. Wojtkowski was predeceased by his wife Beverly.

He is survived by his children, Cassandra (Mike) Burgess of MA, Terri (Ray) Bedford of Lockport, Julie (Randy) Eddy of SC, Christine (Mark) Pittler of Gasport and Jeff (Caroline) Wojtkowski of VA; foster brother, Lee (Debbie) Walker of Middleport; his brother, Richard Wojtkowski of Gasport; his sister, Darlin (Doug) Sandstead of CO; 5 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the Sherrie Bream Funeral Home, 4521 Main St. in Gasport, on Monday, Oct. 24, from 12 to 2 p.m. A graveside service will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Orangeport Cemetery following visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gasport Lions Club, or the Upstate NY MS Society 1000 Elmwood Ave., Suite 900, Rochester, NY, 14620. To share a special memory of Ed, please visit: www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.