John Oshirak Jr. of Grand Island, formerly of the Town of Tonawanda, died Friday in the Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, Cheektowaga. He was 59.
Born in Pennsylvania and raised on the West Side of Buffalo, Mr. Oshirak was a machinist at Vibroteck, a former Buffalo company that relocated.
Survivors include his wife, the former Betsy Gibbs; a daughter, KimMarie Primiano; a son, John III; his mother, Valida; a sister, Janice Smith; and four brothers, Paul, Michael, James and Robert.
A memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Bury & Roberts Funeral Home, 3070 Delaware Ave., Kenmore.