Adolph A. Mruczek, 84, of Batavia, died Friday (January 18, 2013) at his residence.
He was born in Batavia on June 9, 1928 a son of the late Andrej and Karolina Twardowska Mruczek. His wife Stephanie Dudek died in 1997.
Mr. Mruczek was a professional home builder all his life and constructed over 100 custom homes in the Genesee County area. He was a life member of Ascension Parish in Batavia where he served as an alter boy and usher in his later years. He was also a member of the Holy Name Society and Polish Falcons of America, Nest 492. In his younger years, he was fondly known by his friends as “Polka” but by his parents and siblings he was affectionately known as “Dollie”.
Surviving are his children: Susan (Peter) Hoy, Frederick (Mary Ann) Mruczek, Thomas (Barbara) Mruczek and Gregory (Maria) Mruczek all of Batavia. Eleven grandchildren: Eric, Stephanie, Alexandra “Sasha”, Brittany, Casimir, Leah, Gregory Jr. and Andrew Mruczek, Noah, Zachary and Stephanie Hoy. Brother and sister in law, Alexander and Caroline Mruczek of Belin, NM. Sisters in law, Mildred Mruczek of Corfu and Carol Mruczek of Batavia. Many nieces and nephews also survive. He was the brother of the late: Blanch Mruczek, Caroline Hyback, Helen Konieczny, Chester, Edward, Walter, Albene and Stephan Mruczek.
Friends of the family are cordially invited to share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family on Tuesday from 4 – 9 PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, where prayers will be Wednesday at 9AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30AM at Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Church). Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St. Batavia, NY 14020 or the American Diabetes Assoc., P. O. Box 31160, Hartford, CT 06150.
Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net
Arrangements were entrusted to the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY 14020. Ronald Konieczny II, Director& Proprietor.