Stanley Michael Golyski, 53, of Kenmore, a retired telephone wiring installer, died unexpectedly Sunday (Oct. 14, 2001) in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after being stricken while playing hockey in Hyde Park Arena.
Born in Buffalo, he was a 1965 graduate of Seneca Vocational High School.
Golyski served in the Army from 1968 to 1970, attaining the rank of specialist four, and was stationed in Korea. He also served for four years in the Army Reserve.
At 17, he joined Local 1191, Communications Workers of America, and worked installing local and long-distance telephone lines for offices in downtown Buffalo. He retired six years ago.
In retirement, Golyski enjoyed Alumni League Hockey with other players over 40.
He also helped friends and family with problems and traveled in the United States.
Surviving are his parents, Stanley S. and Grace of the Town of Tonawanda, and two brothers, Stephen J. of North Tonawanda and Robert G. of Kenmore.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered today in St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Town of Tonawanda, after prayers in D. Lawrence Ginnane Funeral Home, Kenmore.
Burial, with military honors, was in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.