John Stawicki, 85, of Medina, NY, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the Medina Memorial Hospital. Born on November 4, 1927 in the Town of Shelby, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha (Konopa) Stawicki. John was the proud owner and operator of the former Stawicki Provision working as a butcher and retired in 1996 to his farm in Shelby.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Thelma (Schneider) Stawicki. Six children, Joseph (Donna) Stawicki of Medina, Katherine (Allen) Johnson of North Carolina, Robert (Kim) Stawicki of Medina, Sandy Balschmiter (Bob Chase) of Middleport, Ann (Robert) Riggle of Medina and Laurie (Walt) Klatt of North Carolina. He is also survived by three sisters and a brother, Mary (Richard) Garrett of Iowa, Theresa (George) White of New Jersey; Elizabeth (Michael) Ferri and Thomas (Bettie Jean) Stawicki of Medina. John is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, one great-great-child; and his faithful dog, Joey. He is predeceased by a sister, Josephine Boudreau; three brothers, Vincent, Walter and Anthony; and two grandsons, Michael Pries and Robert Klatt.
Relatives and friends may call on Friday, November 9, 2012 from 5- 8 PM at the Bates & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina, NY, where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM with the Fr. Daniel J. Fawls officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request that a memorial may be made in John's name to Hospice of Orleans Co., P.O. Box 489, Albion, NY 14411.
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