SMOLEN - William J. March 29, 2014, age 77, of Tonawanda, husband of Sharon (nee Shanahan) Smolen; father of Michael (Lora) and Mark Smolen, Sharon (Richard) Piechowiak, Linda (Christopher) Hawkins and the late Tina Smolen; brother of Connie Gartley and Ronald (Ann) Smolen; also survived by seven grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. No visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 AM at St. Francis Chapel, 71 Adam St., Tonawanda. Friends invited. If desired, memorials to the Wounded Warriors Project are preferred. Mr. Smolen was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War and was employed with Conrail before retiring. Complete obituary, condolences and directions at www.hampfuneral.com
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Hamp Funeral Home, Inc.
37 Adam Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150
Published in the Buffalo News on Apr. 2, 2014