Deaths Death Notices
SZALACH, Emil R. "Al"
SZALACH - Emil R. "Al" Age 89 passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016 at Mercy Hospital, beloved father of Kristen (Shawn) Cavanaugh, West Seneca, Richard (Stephanie) Szalach, Naperville, IL, Dr. Michael Szalach, East Aurora and Paul (Karen) Szalach, Amherst; dearest grandfather of Dr. Lauren Szalach, Christa Szalach, Emma Szalach and Leokadja Szalach; also survived by his faithful canine companion, Maggie, and many nieces and nephews; predeceased by his wife, Henrietta "Henia" (Lachowski) Szalach; his parents, Antoni and Helen (Kaleta) Szalach; his brothers, Edwin Szalach, Roman Szalach and Louis Szalach and his sisters, Sophie Rusiecki, Stella Dobrasz and Nellie Krawczyk. Friends may call Monday from 6-8 PM at Historic Holy Trinity Church, 1419 Falls Street, Niagara Falls. All are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday at 9:30 AM at Divine Mercy Parish, corner of Niagara and 24th Streets, Niagara Falls, with Rev. Jacek P. Mazur, officiating. Interment with Military Honors in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Lewiston. The family requests memorial donations be made to The Fisher House Foundation, which provides free or low cost housing to veterans and military families receiving treatment at military medical centers. The address is 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850 or to Historic Holy Trinity Church, 1419 Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303. Arrangements entrusted to the LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC., (716) 284-1573.