FORESTVILLE - Edmund C. Kujawa, 80, of Route 39, Forestville, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at his residence, following a lengthy illness.
He was born in the Town of Sheridan, on February 23, 1934, the son of the late Casimer W. and Belle (Przybylski) Kujawa.
A graduate of Dunkirk High School, Class of 1953, he worked as a bus driver and mechanic for Silver Creek Central School for 20 years, retiring in 2009. He also owned and operated a dairy and grape Farm in Forestville for 20 years, during which he served as president for Hollisville Milk Co-op, Board Director for Upstate Milk Co-op and Milk for Health.
Mr. Kujawa was a social member of Sheridan VFW Memorial Post #6390 and an Honorary Life Member of Lake Shore Marine Club.
Survivors include his wife, Mary L. (Panek) Kujawa of Forestville, whom he married November 10, 1956, in the former St. John Bosco RC Church, Sheridan; a daughter, Cynthia (Thomas Kingsley) Kujawa of Forestville; and two sisters, Theresa Warner and Florence Gage, both of Forestville. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, John Kujawa; and a sister, Dorothy Cross.
There will be no visitation observed. Graveside Services will be held Saturday afternoon, Sept. 6, at 1 o'clock in the Sheridan Center Cemetery, Center Road, Sheridan, with Rev. William Leslie officiating. Please bring a special picture or remembrance if you have one. A Memorial gathering will follow at the Sheridan VFW Memorial Post #6390 at 2 o'clock.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made either to the Sheridan VFW Memorial Post #6390, Rt. 20, Sheridan, NY 14135 or to HOSPICE Chautauqua County, Inc. 20 W. Fairmount Avenue Lakewood, NY 14750. Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com