Age 90, of Batavia, died peacefully in her sleep Monday evening February 13, 2012. She was born January 1, 1922 in Bennington, NY daughter of the late Anthony & Mary (Novak) Wawrzyniak, also preceded in death by her husband Joseph J. Falkowski in 2005, son Joseph H. Falkowski Sr., daughter Bernadette Falkowski, grandson Robert Prinzi and many brothers & sisters. Mary was a beautician at Viola's Beauty Shop for many years, a member of Ascension Parish and its Altar & Rosary Society. She was devoted to her family and to Polish traditions, loved to cook, bake and crochet.
Surviving is a daughter Teresa (Sam) Prinzi of Colorado; grandchildren Lisa Falkowski, Michelle Prinzi, Joseph H. (Renee) Falkowski Jr. & Sam Prinzi; great-grandchildren Joe, Faith, Jeremy, Jessie & Jordan; sister-in-law Katherine Wawrzyniak of Alden along with many nieces, nephews and friends.
Family and friends may visit from 4-8 PM Thursday February 16 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 9:30 AM Friday February 17 followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Site). Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery and memorials in Mary's memory are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, Western New York Chapter 2805 Wehrle Drive Williamsville, New York 14221 of or the Genesee County Nursing Home Activities Fund and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.
THE FAMILY OF MARY A. FALKOWSKI IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.