Mr. Gazda was a long time member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish in Corfu and was retired from York International in Buffalo. Bernie was actively involved in the Darien Seniors group, enjoyed traveling, spending time with his dog, Ebony and was an incredibly devoted family man.
Surviving is his beloved wife of 58 years, Cornelia (Krygier) Gazda of Darien Center; his beloved children, Bernard F. (Laura) Gazda of Corfu, Karen (John) Kattato of Lima and Pamela McDivitt of Reston, Virginia; brother, Ted Gazda of Cheektowaga; sister, Alice Castiglione of FL; 6 grandchildren, Kelly & Michael Mustillo; Amanda, Allison & Connor Kattato & Evan McDivitt along with many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may visit from 6-8 p.m. Sunday Aug. 3 and 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Monday Aug. 4 at the Michael S. Tomaszewki Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 10:00 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 5 followed by a 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish (Corfu Site). He will be entombed in the Morningstar Mausoleum in St. Adalbert's Cemetery in Lancaster. Memorials in his memory are suggested to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Western & Central New York 4043 Maple Road Suite 105 Amherst, New York 14226 or to the Bernie Gazda Memorial Fund c/o Firstlight Home Care of East Buffalo 6245 Sheridan Drive Suite 114 Williamsville, New York 14221.
Please share your memories of Bernie, with his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information call Michael at (585)343-7500.
THE FAMILY OF BERNARD J. GAZDA IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.