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KRAUSE, Helen T. (Kolek)

KRAUSE, Helen T. (Kolek)

KRAUSE - Helen T. (nee Kolek)
July 7, 1923 - December 12, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Krause. Daughter of the late Stanley and Victoria (nee Swietlik) Kolek. Loving mother of Lawrence (Cheryl) Krause, Sharon (Norman) Mazer, and Denise (Michael) Carcione. Grandmother to Ronald, Lawrence (Lisa) Mazer, and Kaile Carcione. Great-grandmother to Stephanie, Zachary, and Allison Mazer. Sister of Florence, Stella, Irene, Clara, and Stanley. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Helen worked for the Polish National Alliance for over 50 years, she retired at age 80 as commissioner. She enjoyed volunteering at several places including Shea's Theater, Erie County Fair, and voting booths for many years. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00-8:00 PM, at the Hoy Funeral Home, 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Queen of Heaven Church, 4220 Seneca St., West Seneca at 10:15 AM, please assemble at church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14225. Please share condolences online at

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Hoy Funeral Home, Inc.

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