A Mass of Christian Burial for Peter Paul Resetarits, 80, of the Town of Tonawanda, a retired General Motors employee who made parachutes for Stanley Corp. during World War II and later airplane ejection seat components for Firewell Corp., will be offered at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Edmund's Catholic Church, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Town of Tonawanda.
The Mass will follow a 9:15 prayer service in D. Lawrence Ginnane Funeral Home, 3215 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. Entombment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.
Resetarits, who was born in Buffalo, died Monday (March 27, 1995) in Schofield Residence, Kenmore, after a long illness.
His work at Stanley, Firewell and Bell Aircraft involved shipping and handling. He worked in the same field at the Chevrolet Engine Plant in the Town of Tonawanda for 15 years until his retirement in 1979.
He was involved in several senior citizen organizations, the First Friday Club and with St. Edmund's.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, the former Mary Kompinski; three sons, Daniel R. of Grand Island, Ronald W. of Williamsville and James F. of Hamburg; a sister, Teresa Hafner of Buffalo; two brothers, Edward of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Mathias of West Seneca; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.