Joan Adamowicz, age 86, of Margay Street, Dunkirk, NY, died Saturday, December 14, 2013 at the Chautauqua County Home.
She was born in Dunkirk on May 25, 1927, the daughter of the late Frank and Cecelia (Jankowski) Dolski. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Mrs. Adamowicz was a retired employee of Kraft Foods. She was a member of Blessed Mary Angela R.C. Parish-St. Hyacinth's Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Carol Dowling of Titusville, Pa., Mary Ann (John) Odebralski of Cape Coral, Fla., and Anita (Wil-lard) Milliman of Richmond, Va.; three sons, John (Sonja) Adamowicz of Phoenix, Ariz., Walter Adamowicz Jr. and Thomas Adamowicz, both of Dunkirk; three sisters, Esther Krupinski, Florence Reading and Mary Ann Czekanski, all of Dunkirk; and her aunt, Emily Smith, of Dunkirk. Nineteen grandchil-dren, 19 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Walter Adamowicz Sr. and two sons, Robert Adamowicz and Kenneth Adamowicz.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday morning at 9:15 a.m. from the Newman Funeral Home Inc., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 o'clock in Blessed Mary Angela R.C. Parish-St. Hyacinth's Church. Private interment will be in St. Hyacinth's Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.