Arthur Wachowiak

Arthur Wachowiak

Monday, July 1st, 1929 Monday, July 1st, 2019

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Obituary for Arthur M. Wachowiak


Of Hamburg, NY, passed away peacefully on July 1, 2019, his 90th birthday. Born in Buffalo, NY, on July 1, 1929. Arthur was the beloved husband of 60 years to Nancy (nee Nyshta) Wachowiak and the son of the late Michael and Catherine (nee Kosicki) Wachowiak. He was predeceased by his son Michael and seven sisters and one brother. Arthur is the loving father of Barbara and David (Daphne Pu) Wachowiak and the cherished grandfather of Kate and Ivan Wachowiak. Arthur is also survived by his sister-in-law of Ermgard (late James) Nyshta and the loving uncle of Nancy (John) Costantini, Judy Wachowiak, Judy (David) Larson, Janet (Jim) Bonk, Paul (Ann) Vowinkel and great-uncle of Jim Joustra. Arthur was a graduate of Burgard Vocational High School and attended Erie Community College. He was veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in the Berlin Air Lift Mission at the end of World War II. He employed by the U.S. Postal Service, Donner Hanna Coke, Buffalo Raceway, Buffalo Bills, and the Erie County Water Authority. He was an active member of the Democratic Party of Boston, NY until he and his wife moved to Hamburg. Arthur will be remembered for his great sense of humor and will be missed. The family will be present on Thursday July 4th from 12-4PM at the (Blasdell/Lackawanna Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC. 3450 South Park Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday July 5th at 9:30AM at Our Mother of Good Counsel Church, 3688 South Park Ave., Blasdell, NY 14219 (Please assemble at the Church). Interment will follow at St. Stanislaus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice and the family request that you spend time with your loved ones doing things you enjoy. Please share condolences at

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 4th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 4:00pm
    Blasdell Funeral Home
    3450 South Park Avenue
    Blasdell, New York
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    Thursday, July 4th, 2019
    12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, July 5th, 2019 | 9:30am
    Our Mother of Good Counsel
    3688 South Park Ave.
    Blasdell, NY
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    Friday, July 5th, 2019
  • Interment

    Friday, July 5th, 2019 |
    St. Stanislaus Cemetery
    700 Pine Ridge Heritage Blvd.
    Cheektowaga, NY
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    Friday, July 5th, 2019

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Condolences to the Wachowiak family. I worked with Art in therapy and just adored our time together.
He left a lasting impression on me. He will be greatly missed.
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