ATHANS - James N. August 14, 2013, Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Thomas) Athans; loving father of Michael (Patricia), David, Barbara and Paul Athans and Susan (Kevin) Gramlich; adored grandfather of Nicholas (Katherine) Kwasniak, Julie (Nicholas) Sutton, Jessica Gresock, Cristin, Kevin, Sarah and Brianna Athans, Kelsey, Kevin and Kerry Gramlich and six great-grandchildren; dearest brother of Frank Athans, Marion Brown and MaryLou Athans and the late Peter, Arthur, George and John Athans. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Leo's Catholic Church at 9:00 AM on Saturday, August 17th. Brunch to follow at Ellicott Creek Firehall after Mass. Friends and family welcomed to celebrate James life. James worked at Harrison Radiator/General Motors as Sr. Project Engineer for 39 years. James donated his body to the UB Medical School for research. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to UNYTS WNY's only organ, eye, tissue and community blood center at 110 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14203. Share online condolences at www.jerfh.com
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Published in the Buffalo News from Aug. 15 to Aug. 16, 2013