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Edward Ronald Maliszewski

By Joshua Smith


Bethany - Edward Ronald Maliszewski, 60, of Bethany, passed away Thursday, (June 5, 2014) at his home, under the care of his family and HomeCare & Hospice.

Mr. Maliszewski was born June 11, 1953 in Batavia, a son of the late Edward and Mary (Rutkowski) Maliszewski.

Ron was a graduate of Alexander Central School, and he earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Buffalo.  Following his formal education, he returned to Bethany where he operated the Maliszewski Farms until 1986. 

After selling the farm, Ron began building houses for many years; including his own.  After leaving the construction business, he attended BOCES and began working for Brach's Machines in Batavia and was a foreman at B&B Precision in Avon.

Finally, he began working as a developmental aide at the WNYDDSO Group Home in Batavia, where he retired after 10 years of service. 

Mr. Maliszewski was an avid Red Sox and Buffalo Bills fan.  He greatly enjoyed playing fantasy football as well as Euchre. 

Ron was a member of the Northgate Free Methodist Church and an Eagle Scout.  He will be remembered for his love of life and people; especially his family. 

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Linda (Reisdorf) Maliszewski.  The two were married July 4, 1982.

Along with his wife, Ron is survived by his step-sons; Jason Clough of East Amherst, and William (Laurie) Clough of Simpsonville, SC; his grandchildren, Danielle (Steve) Dispenza of Batavia, Pfc. William Clough, Sara Clough, and Emily Clough all of Simpsonville, SC; two great-grandchildren, Dominick and Julianna Dispenza both of Batavia; sisters-in-law, Jeanette Reisdorf of East Concord, Lolette (Jim) Hittle of Alexander, Ellen (Mike) MacArthur of Conesus, and Ann (Bob) Rugnetta of Spring Hill, FL.  Several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.

He is preceded in death by his step-daughter, Kathleen Clough, who passed away in 2001 and his brother in law, Bob Reisdorf.  

Friends may call on Sunday from 1 to 5 at Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia.  Ron’s Memorial Service will be at 11:00 AM, Monday, (June 9, 2014) at Northgate Free Methodist Church (North Campus), 8160 Bank Street Road, Batavia. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, NY 14021 or Roswell Park Memorial Institute, PO Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240-063.

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