CATTARAUGUS - Robert S. Polanski, 65, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at his home on Route 353 in Cattaraugus, NY.
He came to Cattaraugus to work at R.A. Mercer's, then changed occupation and drove for Schneider Trucking, Ohio and for Falcon Industries. Later he worked for the Liberty Park Cemetery till his retirement due to ill health.
He was born May 30, 1947 in Buffalo, NY the son of the late Stephen Polanski and Delores (Kazmierczak) Polanski. Bob was a member of Cattaraugus Fire and Ambulance Department. He served with in the Fire
Dept. and Ambulance Dept holding several positions one being an EMT.
He is survived by his daughter, Robin (Steve) Lin of Chapel Hill, NC; a son, Robert S. Polanski, II of Jamestown, NY; a daughter, Renee A. (Jeremy) Juszczak of Chicago, IL; two granddaughters, Madi G. and
Sydney P. Lin of Chapel Hill, NC; and a brother, William Polanski of Lewiston, NY.
Visitation will be held at Hills Funeral Chapel, 55 South Main Street, Cattaraugus on Saturday from 2-4 P.M.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 6:00 P.M. at Hills Funeral Chapel. Rev. Michael R. Jones of Roberts Memorial Free Methodist Church will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Liberty Park Cemetery in Cattaraugus.