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Labuda Funeral Home has provided over a century of service to families in Niagara Falls and across Western New York.

Our family is here to provide yours support and comfort during this difficult time. We are committed to your needs before, during and after the funeral. 

Pre-planning

 

Pre-paying your funeral is not only smart financial planning, but provides great emotional relief knowing that your final expenses are covered.  Pre-payment allows an individual to make his or her own specific pre-arrangements detailing such items as visitation as well as the type of the funeral.  Spare surviving relatives from the added emotional and financial stress during this time of trauma and sadness.

Immediate Need

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(716) 284-1573

 

356 Portage Road

Niagara Falls, NY 14303

 

CURRENT SERVICES
MARY A. GLEMB
MAY 19, 1922 - SEPTEMBER 9, 2020
 
 
 
 
 
Mary A. (Kolodziej) Glemb, 98 years old, passed away on September 9, 2020 at Elderwood at Lockport.  She was born in Niagara Falls, NY on May 19, 1922, the daughter of the late Joseph and Julia (Mamon) Kolodziej.
Mary attended local schools and worked at the Niagara Fancy Bakery and Ziolek's Bakery for many years.  She then spent 36 years working for Delaware North at the Cave of the Winds Gift Shop on Goat Island.  Mary was a member of Divine Mercy Parish (formerly St. Stanislaus Kostka Church), was a member of their choir and was a volunteer every year at their "Polka Fest".  She was also a member of the Echo Singing Society.  Mary was predeceased by her husband, Adolph S. Glemb who passed away on November 26, 2010.
Mary is survived by her children, Patricia (Ed) Stefik and John (Dolores) Glemb; grandchildren, Edward (Julie) Stefik, Amanda (John) Stefik Barry and J.C. Glemb (Alyssa Strassel) and great-grandchildren, Brianna, Emily and Kaitlyn Stefik and Caroline and Ryan Barry.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday September 19, 2020 at 12:00 noon at Divine Mercy Parish, corner of Niagara and 24th Streets with Rev. Jacek P. Mazur officiating.  Interment in Holy Trinity Cemetery. 
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LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC.
ELEANOR "HONEY" KRZYSTEK
OCTOBER 9, 1928  - AUGUST 21, 2020
 
Eleanor "Honey" (Kwasniak) Krzystek, 91 years old of North Tonawanda, passed away on August 21, 2020 at Northgate Health Care Facility while under the care of Hospice.  She was born in Niagara Falls on October 9, 1928, the daughter of the late Julian and
Ida (Szczes) Kwasniak.
Honey and her late husband, Walter, operated Walt's Deli on the corner of Payne Avenue and Ward Road in
North Tonawanda for many years.  She was a seamstress and enjoyed making clothes for herself and her children.  Honey loved to play her accordian and she lived to tell a joke.  
Honey was predeceased by her husband,
Walter J. Krzystek who passed away on June 18, 2012.  She is survived by her children; Michael (Moira) Krzystek, David (Kathy) Krzystek, Walter (Sharon) Krzystek, Suzanne "Sue" (Ted) Wojcik and Ilene (David) Bush; her 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her sons, Paul and Steve Krzystek and her brothers, Julius and James Kwasniak.
Friends may call on Sunday from 3 until 7 pm at the LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 356 Portage Road, Niagara Falls.  Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday at 10:00 am at Divine Mercy Parish, corner of 24th and Niagara Streets with Rev. Jacek P. Mazur officiating.  Interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  Due to current regulations, facial coverings are mandatory and social distancing will be monitored.  Those wishing to make a donation in Eleanor's memory are asked to consider St. Jude Shrine, P.O. Box 215, Lewiston, NY 14092.
BRYAN M. KASHISHIAN
OCTOBER 4, 1988  - AUGUST 7, 2020​
 
Bryan M. Kashishian, 31 years old, passed away on August 7, 2020.  He was born in Lewiston on October 4, 1988, the son of Darrel Kashishian and
Lynne (Fraser) Gadawski.
Bryan attended local schools and was currently employed as a laborer for WNY Roofing.  He loved to golf, ride in motocross races and operate remote control drones and vehicles.  
Bryan is survived by his daughter, Ella; his parents,
Lynne (Frederick) Fraser Gadawski and
Darrel (Therese) Kashishian; his sisters, Laura Kashishian and Amy Kashishian (Marcin Lubonski); four stepsisters and one stepbrother.  He is also survived by his grandmother, Donna Fraser and grandfather, George Kashishian; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and Ella's mom, Serena Lickers.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 9:30 am at
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 259 Fourth Street with Rev. Jacek P. Mazur officiating. 
Due to current regulations, facial coverings are mandatory and social distancing will be monitored.
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LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC.
BRIAN M. KINDZIA
JULY 7, 1975 - JULY 26, 2020​
 
 
Brian M. Kindzia, 45, entered into eternal life on Sunday, July 26, 2020.  The loving son of David and Renee (Skurzewski) Kindzia was the youngest of six children born on July 7, 1975.
He was a 1993 graduate of Lewiston Porter High School; earned his Bachelors Degree in Accounting from
Niagara University and an MBA from Georgia State.  He studied in London, and traveled to Spain, China and Paris where he attended the Beatification of Frederick Ozanam, the founder of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, celebrated by Pope John Paul II.  He worked as an Accountant and Financial Analyst in Atlanta for 10 years including the Atlanta Thrashers NHL Hockey Franchise.  After entering the seminary, he returned to WNY to actively work with many religious orders and foundations.
Brian was very spiritual and if you were ever admitted to the hospital you can be sure he would arrive to pray the rosary with you and your family whether your stay was short or facing the end of life.
Brian is survived by his parents, David and Renee Kindzia; siblings, Anne (Kevin) Kulikowski,
Barbara (Alan) Tewsley, Paul (Angela) Kindzia,
Debora (Matt) Browne and Stephanie (James) Baptiste; six nieces and nephews, Jack and Julia Tewsley, Eliza and Sophie Browne and Nathan and Gabby Kulikowski.  Also survived by uncles, Michael (Helene) Skurzewski and John Kindzia; aunt, Susan Skurzewski and cousin,
Cathy Paonessa.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. John de LaSalle Church with Rev. Slawomir Siok officiating.  Burial followed in Holy Trinity Cemetery.
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LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC.
JOHN T. WHEELER
JUNE 7, 1968 -  JULY 23, 2020​
 
 
John T. Wheeler, born June 7, 1968, son of the late
Porter Wheeler and Ann and Loren Budd of Appleton passed away on July 23, 2020.  
John is survived by his wife, Sharon (Fuller) Wheeler; children, Sarah (Andrew) Moore, Kortney Wheeler, Joshua Wheeler and Cherri (Paul) Chlebek.  John was Papa to Ethan Moore, Koltyn Young, Peyton and
Jaxon Wheeler, Cierra, Devin, Jelina D'Amico and
Easton and Tanner Chlebek.  He was predeceased by his infant grandson, Dakota Moore.
John is also survived by his 10 siblings, many nieces and nephews along with many close and dear friends.
John was a craftsman who owned his own construction company for many years.  Most recently he worked for Gross Plumbing.  He was an outdoorsman and loved to hunt, but what he thoroughly loved most was being Papa, having nerf gun fights and being a kid with the kids.  John was always there for anyone and everyone with no questions asked.  
As per John's request there will be no prior visitation.  A private service will be held for his family.
Memorial contributions may be made to John's family.
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LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC.
VINCENT M. WOZNIAK
APRIL 8, 1974 -  JULY 8, 2020​
Vincent Michael Wozniak, age 46, entered his home in heaven on July 8, 2020.  Vincent was born in Niagara Falls, NY on April 8, 1974.
He is survived by his parents, Joseph M. Wozniak and Barbara F. Wozniak.  He has four brothers and sisters, Lisa A. (David) Bloom of Brockway, PA, Anthony J. Wozniak of Niagara Falls, Ny, Jason P. (Isis) Wozniak of Jacksonville, FL, Rebecca M. (Brandon) Jansma of Niagara Falls.  He is also survived by two children, Jersey E. Wozniak and Trent M. Wozniak.
Funeral arrangements have been made by the
LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC. 
356 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, NY.
  Burial will be made at the convenience of the family.