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Marjorie A. Piatkowski entered into eternal rest peacefully at home on April 30, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Born on August 19, 1933 in Lockport to Donald and Elsie (Fisher) Brounscheidel from Pendleton.
A 1951 Graduate of Newfane Central High School, attended Buffalo State Teachers College and St. Joseph's Business School. February 6, 1954 she married Walter John Piatkowski, Sr. They owned and operated "Piatkowski Meats and Sausage" in Newfane for 25 years, Walter was forced to retire because of illness. Marjorie and Walter celebrated their 50th anniversary with family and friends in 2004. Walter passed August 3, 2006.
They are survived by their children, Jeanne Marie Bobzien (John Justice), Elizabeth Sabina, Walter John, Jr. (Mary Anderson), Theresa Ann (Jeffrey Covell), Mary Jo Traversone (John), Donald Stanley (Janice Jagow), Christine Maria, and Jaime Joseph. Also survived by two brothers and two sisters, Robert Brounscheidel (Karen), Barker, the late Ronald Brounscheidel (Judith) of Barker, Sandra Pride (Terry) of Cortland and Stella (late Karl) Schulz of Florida; grandmother of 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Active with Cub Scouts, Webelos, Boy Scouts and the Lewiston Trail Council. During the 20 years, she was active working with the boys and leaders of Pack #40 and Troop #40 in Wrights Corners. She earned her Wood Badge training in New Hampshire, awarded the Silver Beaver (a council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America), and a Catholic Religious Award which was presented by former Bishop Head.
Funeral arrangements were made by Rutland-Corwin Funeral Home, Inc. in Newfane and a private mass at St. Brendan's on the Lake Roman Catholic Church. Her resting place will be beside her husband at St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to The Dale Association (Memory Minders), Niagara Hospice or St. Brendan's on the Lake (formerly St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Church).
Please visit rutland-corwin.com to send a condolence to the family.
Published on May 17, 2017
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