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JAKUBOWSKI, Genevieve L. (Lopacki)

JAKUBOWSKI - Genevieve L. (nee Lopacki) Age 91, originally of Lewiston, NY, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 while residing in California. She was the daughter of the late John and Victoria (Kajdasz) Lopacki. In 1949, Genevieve married Edwin Jakubowski. They moved to Lewiston in 1955, into the home they built. Her beloved husband passed away in 1999, after they enjoyed more than 50 years of marriage and many wonderful travel adventures together. Genevieve was employed by Moore Business Forms on Buffalo Avenue for more than 15 years, retiring in 1992. She is survived by her children, Susan Jakubowski (Bruce Weiner) of San Marino, CA, Ronald Jakubowski of Niagara Falls and David (Delores) Jakubowski of Lewiston; also left behind are her grandchildren, nieces and nephews, whom she cherished and enjoyed very much. Genevieve is also survived by her sister-in-law, Sophie Lopacki and sister-in-law, Olga Jakubowski. Genevieve was loved by all who knew her. Her humble, kind, and gracious ways stayed with her throughout her entire life. She was a woman of so very many talents, but when she took a break from her extended family, she loved vegetable and flower gardening. She was a member of St. Peter church in Lewiston for over 50 years, and was frequently involved with flower plantings, decorating, and cooking for events there. She was also a member of the Niagara Frontier Relic Hunters Association. Genevieve was predeceased by her sisters, Stella Ohol, Victoria Wegrzyn, Valeria
Dryja and Jenny Lopacki; and brothers, Stephen, Joseph, and John Lopacki. Genevieve also leaves behind special friends, Ana Suarez and Michele Drabik. Friends are warmly welcomed to call at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME, INC., 319 24th Street, corner of Welch Ave., Niagara Falls on Wednesday, August 31st from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September 1st, at 10:00 AM at St. Peter's RC Church, 600 Center Street, Lewiston. (Everyone please assemble at church). Burial will follow in Holy Trinity RC Cemetery, Lewiston. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association Coachella Valley, 69730 Highway 111, Suite 100, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 or Community Missions, Inc., 1570 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls, NY 14303.

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