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July 17, 2011 - 9:57pm

MARY ANN SARAMA-LUCE

posted by Michael Tomaszewski.

Age 73, of Corfu, died peacefully Sunday July 17, 2011 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. She was born January 25, 1938 in Buffalo, NY daughter of the late Stanley & Florence (Szymanski) Trzaska. Mary Ann is well known in the Harness Horse Racing community as an accomplished owner, driver and trainer. She had a life-long passion for the industry, being one of the area's first women drivers having been a part of Batavia Downs and Buffalo Raceway since 1968 and was a member of the Western New York Harness Horseman's Association. She took pride in her Polish heritage and loved and prepared Polish foods. She was a lover of nature, animals, cooking and baking.

     She is survived by her loving husband of over 20 years Richard "Dick" Luce of Corfu; her children Daniel (Jaqueline) Sudyk of Spencerport; Carl (Michelle Roberts) Surdyk of Boston, NY; Lynette (Gregory) McGiveron of Basom and Scott (Deborah) Sarama of Elkridge, MD; three brothers Stanley (Joni) Trzaska of Lancaster; Raymond (Sylvia) Trzaska of W. Seneca and Gerald (Deb) Trzaska of Getzville; 10 grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

     Family and friends may visit from 4-8 PM Tuesday July 19 and from 6-9 PM Wednesday July 20 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 9:15 AM Thursday July 21 followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Maximillian Kolbe Parish (East Pembroke Site), Celebrated by Father Robert Orlowski. Burial will be in St. Adalberts Cemetery in Lancaster and memorials in Mary Ann's memory are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc. 16 Bank Street Batavia, New York 14020.

 

ARRANGEMENTS WERE COMPLETED BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC AT 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020 ~ FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SEND FLOWERS PLEASE CALL MICHAEL AT (585)343-7500.

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