Sergeant First Class August 5, 2005, Suddenly in Iraq, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved and dearest son of Valerian J. and Loretta (Swacha) Derenda; dearest brother of Caroline (Scott) Kibby; loving uncle of Nicholas and Thomas Kibby; dear nephew of Gertrude Brzezinski, Julie Senko, Chester (Conny) Swacha, Josephine (Joseph) Salhab; also survived by cousins. Funeral service from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3025 William St., near Union Rd., Cheektowaga, Saturday at 8:30 AM and at St. Josaphat's Church at 9:30 AM. Family will be present on Friday only 2-4 and 7-9. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery. Sergeant First Class Derenda Memorials in lieu of flowers to T.A.P.S., Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, 1621 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009; www.taps.org.
Barron-Miller Funeral Home, Inc.
3025 William Street Cheektowaga, NY 14227
Published in the Buffalo News from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2005