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PIASECKI - Robert J. June 28, 2016. All good things come to an end and so it is with the life of our gentle, sweet Bob after his courageous battle against cancer. Beloved husband of Maureen Weir Michalko Piasecki and of the late Jacqueline (Koralewski) Piasecki; father of Robert J. Jr., Mary Piasecki and Sara Piasecki (Sam Cook); stepfather of George (Nancy) Michalko, Michelle (Jeffrey) Graber, Matthew Michalko (Grace Loucks) and Lillian (John) Chotkowski; grandfather of Oliver Thomas Cook; "Bobper" to Brian and Bridget Michalko, Kara, Michael, Connor and Maria Graber, Kathryn and Jack Chotkowski; brother of the late Joseph (Jeanne) Saunders; brother-in-law of Susan and the late Carolyn Karolewski, William (Joan) Weir, Thomas (late Christine) Weir and the late Eugene (Connie) Weir; survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. In his lifetime Bob planted over 1500 trees. His passion for nature and the environment exceeded even his love of cars, music and travel. If you wish to plant a tree somewhere, please do so in Bob's memory. Bob played clarinet and saxophone. In his youth, participated in various polka bands and was a member of the University of Buffalo marching band. He was employed for 32 years at National Fuel Gas as a Senior Engineer and manager. Donations in his name may be made to Jack's Helpers Center for Handicapped Children, 1085 Eggert Rd., Buffalo, NY 14226 or to Hospice of Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Buffalo, NY 14225. Relatives and friends may call Friday from 4-8 PM at the WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 784 Main St., East Aurora, NY 14052, where services will be held on Saturday at 10:45 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 AM at Immaculate Conception Church, 510 Oakwood Ave., East Aurora, NY 14052.

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