Marilyn  Czekaj
Marilyn Czekaj passed away December 5, 2019 in Newfane Rehab & Health Care Center. Born October 13, 1936 in Buffalo, she was the daughter of Maxwell and Florence (English) Gately. Marilyn worked for the Starpoint School District where she taught and was also a librarian elsewhere. She also owned and operated for 15 years The Treasure Cove in Pendleton which was a craft and gift store.
Marilyn was predeceased by her husband, Remigius Czekaj on February 4, 2017.
Marilyn is survived by her children Mark (Christine) Czekaj and Lynn Czekaj; grandchildren Miles, Max Czekaj, Ryan P. Reid, and Sierra Cona; siblings Richard (late Dorothy) Gately, Douglas (Maria) Gately, James (Diane) Gately, and late Maxwell (Lorraine) Gately; also several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call Tuesday, Dec. 10th from 3-6 PM with services following at 6 PM in PRUDDEN & KANDT FUNERAL HOME, 242 Genesee St., Lockport. Memorial donations to Alzheimer's Association, WNY Chapter, 2805 Wehrle Dr., Suite 6, Williamsville, NY 14221 would be appreciated. Visit
Published on December 7, 2019


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Dec 11, 2019
Sending prayers and sympathy to all of you. Be sure you will be in our prayers at this sad time.
Penny Ferguson Conway
Dec 09, 2019
My sincere condolences to Lynn and Mark. Such fond memories of my childhood. A beautiful person, kind and loving.
Marilyn Behm
Dec 09, 2019
Marilyn Gately was my teacher in grade school and I absolutely loved her. She took 5 class members at a time to Buffalo to the Science Museum, Art Gallery, etc. we were country kids from Pendleton and had never experienced the big city of Buffalo. There has been a special place in my heart for her since 3rd grade.
Peter Czekaj
Dec 08, 2019
My sincere condolences to my cousins Lynn and Mark on the passing of your mother.
Tammi Rayford (niece)
Dec 08, 2019
My sweet aunt Marilyn. I have so many memories. Getting together for holidays and summer 4th of July picnics. Her sweet smile!!! And pie always pie!!!! She was a wonder kind lady and I loved her so!!!!