Raymond “Lefty” Vincent Abramowicz, 90, died peacefully in his sleep on the Chautauqua Nursing & Rehab Heart on Could 1, 2020.
He was born March 26, 1930 to Vincent and Clara (Rybicki) Abramowicz in Dunkirk, NY. He married Dolores (Szukala) Abramowicz on her 19th birthday, Could 24, 1952. He labored for Nice Lakes Coloration Printing for 33 years and retired in 1985. He labored half time at R Mackowiak Funeral Residence, greeting individuals.
Lefty was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, nice grandfather, uncle, cousin & pal. He loved his life along with his household and at all times had some sort of philosophical comment to go on to the children.
A lifelong resident of Dunkirk, Lefty was concerned in civic life. He was a volunteer firefighter with the Hook and Ladder 49 Hose Firm for a few years. He was additionally on the board of the Dunkirk Recreation and Housing Authority committees. Lefty participated in lots of native parades. An Military Reserve Veteran, he served his nation till his firstborn turned a yr outdated. Throughout that point, he was additionally a lightweight boxer who competed within the Golden Glove Championship. Lefty carried that data with him and helped many to accumulate their purpose of being a boxer. He had a robust perception in his faith and was concerned in his church, St.Hedwig’s (Blessed Mary Angelica) in some ways.
Lefty’s most identified function was his involvement, along with his spouse Dolores, with the LOOM #89 group, the place he earned the distinguished Pilgrim Diploma and have become a Lifelong Member. Later, he and some of the older members created the Moose Membership Clowns- a bunch that carried out at metropolis doings, vacation events, nursing properties, and cheerfully gave away their creatively made balloon creations.
Throughout his life he loved enjoying and watching sports activities, ice fishing in Canada, picnics, fishing on Lake Erie in his boat, tenting along with his household and instilling his knowledge to his grandchildren & nice grandchildren. He additionally was a member of a number of native golf equipment in addition to being a “Moose”.
Ray is survived by his adoring spouse of 67 years and his loving kids: son Robert (Liz) Abramowicz , daughters Carolyn (Ed) Mikan, Cindy (Maurice) Barfield, Linda Asbell (Steve Matlin), and Mary (Jason) Zielinski. Additionally survived by 13 great grandchildren, Robert & Ray Abramowicz together with Katie Strawser, David, Thomas and Joe Ott together with Carrie Bjugstad, Jeffrey Asbell and Alicia Oldrich, Justin, Nathan and Taylor Zielinski together with Kody Coone; 31 lovely nice grandchildren and lots of nephews & nieces. His favourite saying “are you glad” leads us to suppose his life was very satisfying.
These family members who predeceased him embrace his mother and father and siblings: sisters Betty and Virginia Pasierb and twin brother Richard Abramowicz and his four beloved grandchildren: Michael Ott, Meghan Zielinski, Jeremy Asbell and Michele Larsen. He can be enormously missed by all who knew him.
A celebration of his life can be held for Lefty at a later date. Preparations are by the R. Mackowiak Funeral Residence Inc.