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Geraldine J. Szukala

January 10, 1935 — August 11, 2023

Dunkirk

 

Geraldine Joan Szukala, 88, of Dunkirk, passed away, Friday,
August 11, 2023.
Born January 10, 1935, in Chicago, Ill, daughter of the late 
Stanley and Pauline Wagner.
A member of Blessed Mary Angela Parish Church and parish  
Rosary Society.
Gerry married her now late husband Henry A. Szukala in October
1955, and they made their home in Dunkirk for the duration of
their 50 plus year marriage.
She enjoyed being a wife, mother and homemaker who never
missed any of her sons school activities or sporting events.
Gerry also liked reading and staying in touch with grandchildren 
over the years.
A faithful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend 
she is survived by her sons Greg (Pam) Szukala of Peoria, AZ, 
Steven (Cathy){ Szukala of Dunkirk, Paul (Brenda) of Hillard, OH, 
11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren of whom she is very 
proud.
Preceded in death in addition to her parents and husband Henry 
in 2015, is her son Mark H. Szukala in 1956.
Relatives and friends may call on Wednesday from 5-8 PM at the
R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc, 56 E. Doughty St. Funeral services
will be held Thursday morning at 10 AM in Blessed Mary Angela 
Parish Church of St. Hedwig. Interment will follow in St. Hyacinth's
Cemetery.
Flowers are gratefully declined and per Gerry's wishes Memorials
can be made to Dunkirk Free Library or St. Jude's Childrens
Hospital.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

R. Mackowiak Funeral Home

56 E Doughty St, Dunkirk, NY 14048

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 17, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Blessed Mary Angela Parish Church of St. Hedwig

Doughty Street, Dunkirk, NY 14048

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Burial

Thursday, August 17, 2023

11:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Hyacinth's Cemetery

Rt. 5 , Dunkirk, NY 14048

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