SZYSZKA - Stephen May 1, 2014, of Neshanic Station, NJ, formerly of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved husband of the late Gloria C. (nee Choma) Szyszka; dearest father of Mary A. (John) Makar and Stephen L. (Julia) Szyszka; dear grandfather of Thomas, Mark, William Makar, Larissa and Stephen Roman "Gogo" Szyszka; brother of the late Mykola, late Lew and the late Jaroslav Szyszka; also survived by nieces, nephews, close and extended family in the United States, Canada, Ukraine and Latvia. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends on Tuesday 3-7 PM at the MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME, 85 George Urban Blvd. (west of Harlem Rd.) where funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 9:15 AM and from St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church at 10:00 AM. Panachyda Tuesday at 6 PM. Interment St. Matthew Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be shared at

Funeral Home

Melvin J. Sliwinski Funeral Home
85 George Urban Blvd. Cheektowaga, NY 14225-2920
(716) 894-1772

Published in the Buffalo News on May 5, 2014