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BALICKI, Constance Rose (Buwaj)
Balicki - Constance Rose (nee Buwaj)
76, passed away unexpectedly on October 20, 2017 in Gastonia, N.C. A longtime resident of the Town of Tonawanda, she worked for years as a registered nurse working for Buffalo General Hospital, palliative care, and the V.N.A. Connie was an incredible singer, sharing her love of music with her husband, Anthony, and passing on the talent to children and grandchildren. She sang in the choir at St. Amelia's. Connie was also a nature enthusiast and lover of animals. She rescued a menagerie of cats, dogs, and reptiles in her lifetime. She was an avid reader and knitter, having donated blankets to needy infants through Project Linus and scarves to every passerby. She was a kind and gentle soul and never met a stranger. Connie is survived by her beloved husband Anthony L. Balicki; daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Tom Weber, and Kathleen and Zach Finch; her grandchildren, Taylor Thorne, Benjamin Lunsford and Zane Finch. She joins in heaven her parents Matthew Buwaj and Rose Kiesel Buwaj. Private services will be held by the family in North Carolina.