Martha T. Dybka
Martha Theresa Dybka passed away Monday (July 16, 2018) at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo. A strong and courageous woman, she fought kidney disease for nearly 20 years.
She was born July 29, 1930 in Dunkirk, the daughter of the late Anthony and Angeline (Warhol) Maslach. She married Joseph Lucas Dybka on October 12, 1946. They celebrated 52 years together.
Martha and her family operated a dairy farm on Dybka Road, Cherry Creek for many years. She was also restaurant manager at her son, Stanley’s business — Cherry Creek Livestock Market. She was an outstanding, loving mother and role model for all who made her acquaintance. She was a devote member of St. John Fisher Church until it closed. Martha was extremely active in the Parish Council and the Altar and Rosary Society. After moving to Fredonia she practiced her faith at St. Joseph Church.
She also was a life member of the South Dayton FireBells and the Hillside Club. An extremely kind and generous woman, many people shared meals at her home as she opened her kitchen to all.
Survivors include her daughters, Marianne (Mario) Serio and Theresa (David) Pacos; and her son, Stanley (Jacolyn) Dybka. She had seven grandchildren, Jason (Jackie) Pacos, Amy (Juan) Martinez, Joshua (Kara) Pacos, Matthew (Traci) Dybka, Christopher (Erica) Dybka, Andrew (Becca) Dybka and Michael Dybka; 16 great grandchildren, Raven, Colton, Austin, Amelia, Madisyn, Braelynn, Autumn, Aryana, Reece, Jacob, Jessie, Oliver, Johnny, Sophia, Gracie, and Camden. Also survived by two sisters, Mary Wisniewski and Lillian Naperalski; and nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph (1999) and son, Joey (1998). Also brothers, Stanley and Ernest Maslach and Ed Pesto; sisters, Kay Bialszewski and Henrietta Falk; and infant siblings.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 o’clock in St. Joseph Church, 145 East Main St., Fredonia. (Please use side entrance.) Calling hours will be held Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Joseph Church, Fredonia NY or Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation, Dunkirk, NY.