Deaths Death Notices
GAWLAK, Robert D.
GAWLAK - Robert D. April 28, 2014 of Blasdell, NY. Beloved husband of the late Margaret (nee Lillis); dearest father of Karen (Stephen) Smolar, Mary (Dennis) Stanek and Robert (Sandra); loving grandfather of Kaitlyn and Andrew Smolar, Kristen and Matthew Stanek and Lauren, Kayla and Marissa Gawlak; son of the late Stanley and Stella (nee Toporek) Gawlak; brother of Dennis (Jan), Cindy (Steve) Podkulski, Ronald and the late Paul (Gail) and late Stanley (Cathy); also survived by nieces and nephews. Services from THE COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS INC., 3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, NY Friday morning at 9 and from Our Mother of Good Counsel Church at 9:30. Visitation Thursday 3-8 PM. Mr. Gawlak was a 50 year member of Big Tree Volunteer Fire Co. and owner/operator of Bob's Auto Service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Big Tree Volunteer Fire Co.