Chester B. Mruczek, Jr., age 80, of Batavia, died, peacefully, Monday morning September 24, 2012, at LeRoy Village Green. He was born August 4, 1932 in Batavia, a son of the late Chester and Cecilia (Pastecki) Mruczek, and also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane (Grasso) Mruczek in 1998.
Chester was a longtime member of Resurrection Parish and served in the Merchant Marine. He worked at the former GTE Sylvania, Terry Hills and was the owner/operator of Chet's Janitorial and Angelina's Pizzeria. He most enjoyed his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, time spent with his family, vacations and being at his cottage at the lake.
He is survived by loving children, Steven of Canandaigua, Richard (Carolyn) Mruczek of Bennington, Robert (Lori) Mruczek, Deborah Mruczek, all of Batavia, and Angela (Frank) Ferri of Medina; brother, Fran (Frannie DiFlippo) Mruczek; sisters, Janet and Alice Mruczek, all of Batavia; sisters-in-law, Sister Virginia Marie Grasso of Buffalo, Louise Capuano, Betty Grasso, both of Batavia, Nellie Grasso of Florida; brother-in-law, Joseph (Betsy) Grasso of Batavia; 11 grandchildren, Tammy (Dan) Rykert, Kimberly (Gene) Kulp, Lisa (Rich) Biegasiewicz, Gabriella (Joe Pawlak) Ferri, Melissa and Chad Mruczek, Erica (Phil) Grazioplene, Brian (Erika) Mruczek, Nick (Danielle) Mruczek, Jonathan Mruczek and Curtis Gallagher; 11 great-grandchildren, Courtney and Zachary Biegasiewicz, Dylan Rykert, Vincent, Gina and Miranda Grazioplene, Giana, Lokada, Hunter, Dominic and Miah Mruczek; along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Family and friends may visit from 4-8 PM Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC, 4120 West Main Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020, where prayers will be recited 9:30 AM Thursday, September 27, followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary's Site), with burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the LeRoy Village Green, 10 Munson Street, LeRoy, NY 14482, in Chester's memory. For more information, please call Michael at (585)343-7500.
The family of Chester B. Mruczek, Jr. is being cared for by the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC, 4120 West Main Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020.
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