RAYMOND H. SEWERYNIAK
RAYMOND H. SEWERYNIAK ~ Age 91, of Batavia, died Monday afternoon April 15, 2019 at the New York State Veteran’s Home @ Batavia. He was born December 22, 1927, in Batavia, NY a son of the late John and Michalina “Minnie” (Przybysz) Seweryniak also preceded in death by siblings, Edwin, Chester, Joseph Seweryniak, Mary Soban and Irene Smart.
Ray attended Corfu Central School before entering the US Army, serving honorably during the Korean Conflict in the 5th Infantry Division at Indiantown Gap. He was a well-known Tool & Die Maker working as Assistant Production Manager for Ward Hydraulics for 18 years. He also worked at the former Trojan Industries, Sylvania and retired from Chapin Manufacturing in 1991. Ray was a 4H Leader for many years, member of the former Moose Club, enjoyed time spent with family, grandchildren, gardening, woodworking and solving any mechanical challenges he was presented. Ray was an accomplished craftsman who helped build and built numerous area homes.
Surviving is his beloved wife of 62 years, Theresa “Terry” (Koziol) Seweryniak of Batavia; his children, Mark (Sue) Seweryniak of Batavia, David (Kathy) Seweryniak of Corfu, Sue (Kevin) Geer of Hamlin and Kay Bush of Batavia; brother, Leo (Vi) Seweryniak of Corfu; sister, Ann Rumfola of LeRoy; sister-in-law, Kathryn Seweryniak of Batavia; 12 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.
The Sewerynaik family will be present from 5 - 8p.m. on Monday April 22, 2019 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. Please join Ray’s family in celebrating his Mass of Christian Burial 10a.m. Tuesday April 23 at St. Maximillian Kolbe Parish (E. Pembroke Site). He will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery and memorials in his memory are suggested to the church.
Please share your words of comfort with Ray’s family at www.tomaszewskifh.com or for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.
THE FAMILY OF RAYMOND H. SEWERYNIAK IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4210 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NY 14020