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Christine M. Wolcott, former VA registered nurse

Nov. 6, 1946 – July 8, 2014

Christine M. Wolcott, of West Seneca, a registered nurse, died Tuesday in Buffalo General Medical Center after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 67.

Born Christine Korpanty in Buffalo, she attended Resurrection School and graduated from Villa Maria High School.

Mrs. Wolcott earned an associate degree in nursing from Trocaire College in 1975 and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from D’Youville College in 1977.

In 1975, she began to work as a registered nurse at then-Veterans Administration Medical Center and retired in 1980 to raise her son.

The daughter of Matt Korpanty, former director and announcer for Polonia Varieties on WHLD Radio from 1940 to 1980, she was a Polish debutante for St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Richard D.; a son, Matthew; a sister, Linda Jacobson; and a grandson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 2950 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park.

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