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Henry Gorski

By T.J. Woodward
Sep 16, 2012, 5:55pm

Henry Gorski, 88 of Batavia died September 16, 2012 at the New York State Veterans Home at Batavia. He was born April 8, 1924 in Buffalo to the late Valentine (Kunegunda Balcerak) Gorski. Mr. Gorski was a WWII Army Veteran and took part in both the Battle of the Bulge and Normandy. He was retired from Trojan Industries. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He is preceded in death by six brothers Julian, Stanley, Joseph, Raymond, Edward, and Alfred Gorski along with two sisters Cecelia Kendall and Viola Travinski.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years Gertrude C. (Sivret) Gorski; son Charles (Susan) Gorski; daughters Patricia Ann Zanghi all of Batavia; Cecelia (Tony Ortiz) Gorski of Lackawanna; 6 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place 12:00 Noon on Wednesday September 19, 2012 at Resurrection Parish-St. Joseph’s Church 303 East Main St. Batavia, New York 14020. Interment will take place in Grand View Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the New York State Veterans Home Activities Fund 220 Richmond Ave. Batavia, New York 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.

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