SOBOLEWSKI MarySOBOLEWSKI Mary Of Alden, NY, passed away July 3, 2022 at the age of 101. Beloved wife of the late William J. Sobolewski; dear mother of William Sobolewski and Caroline Spencer; loving grandmother of Kimberly and April Pulvirenti; predeceased by a brother and two sisters. No prior visitation. Private graveside services will be held. Arrangements by the CHARLES MEYER FUNERAL HOME. Please share your condolences at meyerfuneralhome.com
KENNETH KREMENICK OBITUARYKenneth J. Kremenick, 83, a longtime resident of the Town of Milan passed away at his home on June 28, 2022.
Born in Manhattan on May 21, 1939, he was the son of the late John and Lillian (Jankowski) Kremenick.
Ken graduated from Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx in 1958. He attended Brooklyn Technical College (CUNY) and New York University, where he studied Business Law and Accounting.
On October 8,1960, he married the love of his life, Lorraine Brandes in Jamaica, NY. Lorraine passed away in 2007.
As a young adult, Ken was employed for a brief time by the New York Stock Exchange by day, and in the evenings was a professional percussionist playing the drums with The Quarter Tones, a jazz ensemble, performing in nightclubs in the NYC metro area. He also enjoyed playing the accordion. He was a passionate and naturally talented musician who sought out opportunities to free-lance with other musicians as often as possible.
In 1961, he joined the NY State Police, serving much of his tenure stationed at Troop K Rhinebeck/Poughkeepsie. In 1979, he was promoted to Technical Sergeant / Supervisor of Communications, Troop L (East Islip) until his retirement, after 21 yrs of service, in early 1982.
He became a licensed Realtor and was Office Manager of George T. Whalen Real Estate, Inc Pine Plains Branch for several years. He also took a leadership role on the Executive Board of the Pine Plains Business Association.
In 1983, he was elected Milan Town Justice and continued serving the bench until the day of his death. He also served a term as Milan Town Supervisor in the early 80's. As a dedicated, elected town official, he had committed a total of 38 years to local government. He was an active member of both the NY State Magistrates Association, as well as the Dutchess County Magistrates Association, which he presided over from 1994-1995.
He was an avid golfer and enjoyed many years as an active member of the Red Hook Country Club.
He is survived by his daughters, Laura Haley and her husband, Michael, of Clifton Park and Lynn Kremenick Magnarella of Pine Plains, son-in-law John Magnarella of Milan; and three grandchildren, Zachary Haley, John and Matthew Magnarella, as well as his younger brother, John K Kremenick of Mahopac, and 11 cherished nieces and nephews and their families.
Memorial hours will be held at the Peck and Peck Funeral Home, 7749 S. Main St. Pine Plains, NY on Saturday, July 9th from 1pm to 4pm.
A brief time of remembrance will begin at 3:45pm.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations in honor of Ken, can be made to Miles of Hope, www.milesofhope.org
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Published by Peck and Peck Funeral Homes - Pine Plains on Jul. 1, 2022.
JEFFREY BLAJSZCZAK OBITUARYBLAJSZCZAK - Jeffrey M.
Unexpectedly, July 9, 2022, age 48. Beloved son of the late Carmella M. (nee Serafini) and Thomas J. Blajszczak; loving brother of Michael (Kristina) and Thomas M.; adored uncle of Cassandra, Michael and Mary; cherished best friend of Brandy Ziegler; he will be sadly missed by his bulldog, Daisy, and many cherished family and friends. The family will be present Wednesday from 5-8 PM at the Zurbrick-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 5615 Broadway, Lancaster. Family and friends are invited Thursday at 10 AM to attend a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 129 Laverack Ave., Lancaster, NY 14086. Please assemble at church. Interment to be held privately. Please share memories and condolences on Jeffrey's Tribute Page at www.AMIGONE.com
PATRICIA DYWINSKI OBITUARYDYWINSKI - Patricia A.
July 12, 2022, of Cheektowaga, NY. Beloved wife of the late Leon J. Dywinski Jr. Dear mother of James (Kathryn Dywinski, Cynthia (Jeffrey) Snyder and Mark Dywinski. Dear grandmother of Amanda, Scott, Joseph, Zackary and Gregory. Dear great-grandmother of Jayden, Maximus, Logan and Myles. Friends received on Friday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3025 William Street, Cheektowaga, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 9:30 AM from St. Josaphat Church, William and Peoria Streets, Cheektowaga, NY. Please assemble at Church.
Published by Buffalo News on Jul. 14, 2022.
LAURENCE LISOWSKI OBITUARYLisowski, Laurence S. LOUDONVILLE Retired New York State Trooper Sgt. Laurence S. Lisowski, 74, died suddenly on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Samaritan Hospital in Troy. Born in North Tonawanda, N.Y. on July 5, 1948, Larry served with the U.S. Air Force from 1967-71. Larry joined the New York State Police in 1974, retiring in 1996, as a sergeant and station commander at the Duanesburg Troop G station. In addition to his service with the New York State Police, Larry was a member of the Air National Guard, for 32 years, retiring in 2009 as a senior master sergeant, with the 109th Airlift Wing at Stratton Air Base. He also worked in operations for Southwest Airlines for 17 years at the Albany International Airport. Larry was proud to have furthered his education, receiving a bachelor's degree in city planning from Nyack College. Larry was a member of the NRA, the Retired Troopers Association, was an avid runner and participated in a number of Warrior Dashes, enjoyed golf, and was a huge Hard Rock Cafe pin collector, obtaining hundreds of pins while traveling with the Air Corps and on family trips. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Gloria Peluso Lisowski; his son, New York State Police Trooper Steven (Michelle) Lisowski of LaGrange, N.Y.; his daughter, Alicia (Rosario) Curto of Dix Hills, N.Y.; grandchildren whom he was proud of, Christian, Alessandro and Luca Curto, Olivia and Ryan Lisowski; his sister, Mary Jo Lisowski and her daughter Melissa (Joseph) Corrieri of North Tonawanda; along with his in-laws, Joyce Peluso, Ralph (Marlene) Peluso and Peter (Lauren) Peluso, and a number of nieces, nephews and their families. Calling hours will be at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 S. Main St., Mechanicville on Monday from 4-7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in All Saints on the Hudson Church (St. Paul's) 121 N. Main St., Mechanicville, with military honors and inurnment in the Saratoga National Cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to either St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Wounded Warrior Project, in respectful memory of Laurence S. Lisowski. To leave a condolence or for directions visit www.devito-salvadorefh.com
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Cryan - Richard J.
Richard James Cryan, 84, of East Aurora, NY, passed away on June 28, 2022 after a brief illness, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his children, Richard James Jr (LeeAnn), Theresa, Michael (Debra), Debra (Guy) Potter, Peter (Cathy), and Jill (James) Cordes; 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by siblings, Patricia (George) St. Angelo, Frank (Cathy) Cryan, Margaret (Bruce) Handford, David (Joann) Cryan and Mary (Steven) Millett. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Robert T. Cryan and Ellen Lancaster Cryan; his sister, Ruth (Thomas) Constantine and his brothers, Robert (Betty) Cryan and Michael (Judy) Cryan. Richard was sworn in as a New York State Police Trooper (Troop A) in 1962. He was subsequently promoted to the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation. Based on his high record of commendations and convictions, he was assigned to the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency and collaborated with local, state, federal and international police agencies. He was also a New York State Police Fire Arm Instructor and was a respected expert witness in drug-related court cases. Memorial Mass to be held at a later date. Online condolences may be shared at www.woodfh.com
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