Joseph A. Kryniski
Mr. Joseph A. Kryniski, age 92, formerly of Route 353, Salamanca, New York died at the Absolut of Salamanca early Thursday (July 10, 2008) morning following a long illness.
Born on April 4, 1916 in Salamanca, New York he was the son of the late Fred and Mary Nichaha Kryniski. He was married on August 8, 1945 in Paris, France to the former Czeslawa Sawicka who predeceased him in 1963.
He was WWII Veteran of the United States Army attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant serving in the European Theatre. He was involved with the Normandy Campaign in Northern France, and awarded the Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal, the European Victory Medal and the American Campaign Medal.
He had been employed with the Town of Salamanca retiring in 1980. He had also worked at the former Fenton Delivery and the B & O railroad.
He was a member of Our Lady of Peace (Holy Cross) Church and the St. Joseph Society.
Surviving are 2 sons, Joseph F. (Sharon) Kryniski, Blasdell, New York and Raymond (Evelyn) Kryniski, Little Valley, New York; 4 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; 1 sister, Mary (Paul) Janowicz, Great Valley, New York; 1 brother, Moxie (Lorena) Kryniski, Collins Center, NY.
He was predeceased by 3 sisters, Anna Kryniski, Katie Matthew, Tillie Prebynski and 1 brother, James Kryniski.
Friends may call at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. A prayer service will be held on Monday in the funeral home at 10:30 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Peace (Holy Cross) Church with Father Piotr Zaczynski.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Salamanca, New York.