Deaths Death Notices
OPIELA, John J. "Jack"
OPIELA - John J. "Jack" February 14, 2017, age 86, of Cheektowaga, NY. Jack was a loving and devoted husband to wife Mary Joan for 65 years. He was a loving and devoted father to his seven children: Ruby Ray, Karen (David) Appleby, John (Joan) Opiela, Larry Opiela, Robert Opiela, Christine Opiela and Mary (Darryl) Ernst. He was a cherished grandfather to Leor, Brandon, Travis, Tyler, Haley, Tori and Noah and great-grandfather to four. Friends are invited to a Memorial Service on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Gregory the Great RC Church, 200 St. Gregory Ct. (off Maple Rd.), Williamsville, NY 14221. Jack served in the U.S. Coast Guard, was an owner of O & B TV, an usher at St. Barnabas Church for 40 years and flew airplanes & gliders.