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RUSTOWICZ, Shirley J. (Bartlemes)
RUSTOWICZ - Shirley J. (nee Bartlemes)
Passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 29, 2016, at the age of 81. She courageously fought cancer for over three years, never losing her spunk, sense of humor or faith. Shirley is predeceased by her parents, William Stacey and Margaret Bartlemes, and her brother Billy Bartlemes. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Florian "Lou" Rustowicz; her children: Cheryl (Greg) Pratt, Darlene (John) DiMarco, Gary Rustowicz, Holly (John) Wasik, Colleen (Stephen) Kay and Joy (Todd) McCormack; her grandchildren: Amanda and Johnny DiMarco, Robert and Preston Pratt, Trey Kay, Brianna Wasik, Madelyn and Liam McCormack; her sister Carol (late Ron) Pratt; her brother-in-law Edward (Mary) Rustowicz; her sister-in-law Sister Mary Louis Rustowicz, CSSF, and many nieces and nephews. As a young woman, Shirley joined the "Wildrooter" Family. She was a member of the Billing Dept. at Wildroot Hair Tonic. Shirley enjoyed planting and growing beautiful flowers in her yard. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received on Wednesday 4-8 PM at the KEVIN M. MASON FUNERAL HOME, 154 Weimar St., (corner of Casimir St.). Please assemble at St. Gabriel's Church in Elma, NY on Thursday at 9:30 AM to celebrate Shirley's Funeral Mass. Interment at Mount View Cemetery, Town of Cambria, 3064 Upper Mountain Rd., Sanborn, NY 14132. On-line guestbook and legacy at www.kevinmmasonfuneralhome.com