Marja W. "Mary" Chorazak
- Born: 22 Mar 1915, Lackawanna, Erie Co., New York
- Marriage: Leonard S. "Leo" Ciesla
- Died: 2 Mar 2005, Lackawanna, Erie Co., New York at age 89
- Buried: Holy Cross Cemetery, Lackawana, Erie Co., N. Y.
The 1940 Federal Census for Lackawanna, Erie Co., New York, District 15-109, page 1765A,[image 15 of 35 at www.ancestry.com] dated April 10, 1940 records Leonard (27 - NY) and Mary (25 - NY) Ciesla and son Leonard (4 - NY). Leonard is an electric crane operator at the steel mill while earning $1,900 working for 45 weeks last years. He has had 8 years of schooling and Mary has had 8 years of schooling. They are living in the same building as Mary's borther, Theodore, and parents, at 246 Center Street.
Published in the Buffalo News from March 3 to March 4, 2005
Mary W. (Chorazak) Ciesla
Of Lackawanna, NY; March 2, 2005; beloved wife of the late Leonard S. 'Leo' Ciesla Sr.; dearest mother of Leonard (Rose), Charles (Mary), Thomas (Larlane) and Michael (Carol) (late Marianne) Ciesla; loving grandmother of thirteen grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; pre-deceased by two grandsons and two great-grandsons; sister of the late Theodore (late Wanda) Chorazak, Anthony (late Veronica) Chorazak, Wanda (late Joseph) Wrobel, Chester (Stella) Chorazak, Adam 'Skippy' Chorazak and Peggy (late Edward) Wrobel; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive friends Thursday from 7-9 PM and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Blasdell/Lackawanna Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC., 3450 South Park Ave., where prayers will be said Saturday morning at 8:45 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Barbara's Church at 9:30. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends are invited. Mrs. Ciesla was past president of St. Barbara's Mother's Club, a member of St. Barbara's choir, Catholic Daughters, Altar & Rosary Society and a Lector, a member of the Bethlehem Management Club and Lackawanna Senior Citizens. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
The SSDi records:
Mary W. Ciesla
Last Residence: 14070 Gowanda, Cattaraugus, New York
Born: 22 Mar 1915
Died: 2 Mar 2005
State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951)
Marja married Leonard S. "Leo" Ciesla. (Leonard S. "Leo" Ciesla was born on 9 Oct 1912, died on 28 Dec 1975 in Buffalo, Erie Co., N.Y. and was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lackawana, Erie Co., N. Y..)