Stanley C. Roszak ScotiaStanley C. Roszak, 83, of Glen Avenue, passed away peacefully late Friday evening at his home in the company of his loving family. Born in Amsterdam on June 30, 1930, the only child of the late Stanley and Stella Kokosa Roszak, he was educated locally and lived in this area his entire life. As a 1948 graduate of Lynch High School, he served on the reunion committees for over 50 years. He joined General Electric in 1950 through its apprentice course and at one time served as the Alumni Association President. During the Korean War, Stan proudly served with the US Army in Germany. He returned to work at GE and worked as a draftsman until he retired in 1997 from the KAPL site. Stan served as a member of the Hagaman Village Zoning and Planning Board for over 40 years and was recognized for his service. He was a past president of the Port Jackson Bowling League, Bishop Scully Bingo Committee and a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose in Johnstown. Stan was a parishioner of St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church of Hagaman and more recently of St. Joseph's Church in Scotia. He enjoyed family vacations and the traditional Christmas celebrations that he and his wife hosted for 50 years. Stan was an accomplished carpenter who not only built his own home, but several family members' as well. On August 9, 1953, he was united in marriage to the former Susan Turo. As an only child, Stan was blessed to be loved and welcomed into the large Turo family. Sadly, Sue predeceased him on April 15, 2010. His loving family includes his children, Linda (David) Bucciferro of Scotia, Robert J. (Michael J. Fusco) Roszak of Albany, and Richard J. Roszak of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Bruce and Alex Bucciferro and Erica (Kyle) Bucciferro-Flanigan; great-grandson Parker David Flanigan; sisters-in-law, Antoinette Turo, Teresa Ruggeri and Mary Natole; as well as many loving nieces, nephews, godchildren and cousins. Services are Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Avenue, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. at St. Stephen's Church, 46 N. Pawling Street Hagaman. Fr. O. Robert DeMartinis, celebrant. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam. Interment with full military honors will take place privately at the Gerald BH Solomon National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community Hospice of Schenectady in care of the funeral home. Please sign the family's online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com.
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Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home
171 Guy Park Ave
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Nov. 17, 2013