SOUTH DAYTON - Marjorie I. Szymanski, 86, of Cottage Road, South Dayton, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a short illness.
She was born in the Town of Dayton, on September 27, 1925, the daughter of the late Orson and Bertha (Volk) Ruckh.
She was a graduate of the former South Dayton High School and worked as an Office Manager for the former Curtis & Burns of South Dayton and continued working for the former Comstock Michigan Fruit of South Dayton, for a total of 45 years. Mrs. Szymanski loved to cook & bake, enjoyed flowers & gardening and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her husband, August "Gus" Szymanski of South Dayton, whom she married on June 24, 1950, in the form-er St. John Fisher RC Church, South Dayton; a son, Dennis (Janet) Szymanski of Fredonia; and two sisters, Myrtle Warren of Dunkirk and Helen Szymanski of South Dayton. Also surviving are 2 grandchildren Amber (Kevin) Szymanski Powell & Trevor Szymanski; 3 great-grandchildren Hope, Joshua & Hannah Powell; and several nieces & nephews. Besides her parents she was predeceased by 3 brothers Vernon, Donald & Robert Ruckh and by a sister Dorothy Farnham.
There will be no visitation observed. Private services will be at the convenience of the family.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the South Dayton Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 88 South Dayton, NY 14138.
Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville. To post condolences go t0 www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.