Kathryn A. Balcerzak

By Orleans Hub Posted 5 February 2019 at 9:16 am

Kathryn Balcerzak

Kathryn A. “BoBo” Balcerzak, 75, of Medina, entered into rest peacefully with a smile on her face on Sat., Feb. 2, 2019 at Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport.

Born April 12, 1943, Kathy was the daughter of the late William “Bud” and Vivian (Anstey) Howe. She graduated from Medina High School in the class of 1961. She was employed at Fisher-Price Toys for many years and retired in 1980. Kathy was a very happy person who was always doing for others. Her beautiful and constant smile will be lovingly remembered by those who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her husband, Leonard L. Balcerzak, whom she married April 30, 1984; stepson, Steven (Molly) Balcerzak; step-grandsons, Sean and Jack Balcerzak; nephews, Scott (Val) Wood, Jim (Diane) Ralph, Todd (Nichole) Ralph and Alan Johnson; sisters in-law, Helen (late Thomas) Morien, Loretta (late Leo) Koneski and Patricia (late Anthony Jr.) Balcerzak; and brothers-in-law, Francis (late Ann) Balcerzak and Michael (Carolyn) Balcerzak.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her three sisters, Betty Wood, Carol “Ri” Johnson and Karen Ralph; and brothers and sisters in-law, Donald (Nedra) Balcerzak, Joseph (Dorothy) Balcerzak, Mary (William) Knights, Eleanor (Robert) Rignall and Kate (William) Gunn.

Calling hours will be held on Thu., Feb. 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina, where her funeral service will immediately follow at 7 p.m. The Rev. Daniel J. Fawls will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kathy’s memory to Eastern Niagara Hospital Community Relations & Development Dept., 521 East Ave., Lockport NY 14094.

Please share memories and condolences at www.cooperfuneralhome.com.