Edward John Pacos, of Fredonia, died Friday, November 23, 2012 at Brooks Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Fredonia, NY, he was the son of
the late Peter and Mary (Burlett) Pacos. A lifelong area resident, he was retired from Al-Tech Specialty Steel as a side loader operator. He served in the U.S. Navy
aboard the U.S.S. Santa Fe CL60 in the Pacific Theater from 1942 to 1945. He was also retired from the family grape and beef cattle farm. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Fredonia and a lifetime member of the Post 59 American Legion. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters Francis Grace, Agnes Pacos, Dorothy Abeel and Cecelia Perry. Survivors include his wife of 63 years Truth "Trudy" Pacos, son Peter E. (Roberta) Pacos, daughter Janet (Dennis)
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Szymanski; granddaughter Amber (Kevin) Powell, grandson Trevor Szymanski, granddaughter Hillary Pacos; grandson Frank Rossotto IV; granddaughter
Genvieve Rossotto; great-grandchildren Hope, Joshua and Hannah Powell. Also survived by brother Leo A. (Eleanore) Pacos, Paul (Doris) Pacos, Audrey
(Anthony) Catalano. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated Tuesday
morning at 10 o'clock in St. Joseph Church in Fredonia (please use side entrance). Military honors will be accorded by the Dunkirk Joint Veterans Council.
Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Memorials may be made to the American Legion Post 59. Fredonia, NY or the Lakeshore
Humane Society, Dunkirk, NY. Arrangements are by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.