Kathleen Balester

Kathleen M Balester (Krnjaich)

Thursday, December 27th, 1951 - Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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BALESTER-REYNOLDS, Kathleen M. (nee Krnjaich) of Hamburg, NY November 14, 2019; beloved wife of Frank P. Balester, Sr.; loving mother of Vicki (Jeffrey) Haws, Ronald Lachowicz; cherished grandmother of Caleb; dearest daughter of Theresa (nee Dowdall) Maurer and the late Stephen Krnjaich; dear sister of Joan M. Urban, Stephen M. (Denise) Krnjaich, Jacquelyn A. (Ahmad MD) Zakeri, Audrey L. (David) Maurer, Mark F. Krnjaich and Margaret M. (Gregory) Kashino; also survived by many other loving family members and dear friends. Family will be present to receive friends Sunday from 2-7 pm at the (Hamburg Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC. 5453 Southwestern Blvd. (corner of Rogers Rd. 646-5555) where prayers will be said Monday at 9:15 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bernadette Church at 10:00 am. Kathi was a member of the Hamburg Women of the Moose Lodge #992. Share condolences at
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    Sunday, November 17th, 2019 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    Hamburg Funeral Home
    5453 Southwestern Blvd.
    Hamburg, NY 14075
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  • Service

    Monday, November 18th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Monday, November 18th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Bernadette Church
    5930 S. Abbott Rd.
    Orchard Park, NY 14127
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Margaret Shincarick

Posted at 10:59pm
Frank & family We’re sorry for your loss!
We just saw her at the Moose during the Bills Tailgate party such a shock. She will be missed by so many people. Take care!!
Marge & MIke Shincarick (Hamburg Moose Members)

Joan Urban

Posted at 11:40am
To my dear Kathi, thank you for all did for Mom. You will be greatly missed by all. I hope you’re dancing♥️ I will never forget our memories ♥️

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Posted at 07:21pm
Our hearts are broken in Texas. Love, Kathy and Sissie.
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Posted at 12:02pm
Vicki and family,, our thoughts and prayers are with you and family. We hope that all the memories can comfort you at this time. Love, VPP staff
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Carol Barlett

Posted at 11:25am
Thank you for being part of my life, beautiful lady! I Love you!
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