Deaths Death Notices
LAS, Genia J.
LAS - Genia J. Entered into eternal rest on May 10, 2018, at age 92, of Buffalo, NY. Beloved daughter of the late John and Julia (nee Polek) Jakubczak; dear sister of Dr. Leonard (Doris) Jakubczak; also survived by a nephew, three nieces, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, many voice students and her friends at Sacred Heart Home. No prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Stanislaus RC Church, 123 Townsend Street, Buffalo, NY 14212, on Saturday, May 19th at 10 AM. Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Miss Las was a world-renowned mezzo-soprano singer who performed concerts in Buffalo, New York City, Toronto, Detroit, Chicago and most major opera houses across Europe. She leaves us with a legacy of many accomplished voice students and teachers to carry on in her name. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Community Music School of Buffalo, 415 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14222 (http://communitymusicbuffalo.org/home/store/donate) or Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) (https://donations.ewtn.com) Arrangements by MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME.