Mr. Lawrence J. Bek, age 55, of Upper State Park Avenue, Salamanca, New York died Monday, December 7, 2009 at Olean General Hospital, Olean, New York following a long illness.
Born on June 25, 1954 in Lackawanna, New York he was the son of the late Leon and Ann Yakovac Bek. He was married on June 18, 1983 in St. Patrick’s Church to the former Mary Ellen Parker who survives.
Mr. Bek was a Blackjack Dealer at the Seneca Allegany Casino in Salamanca, New York. Previously, he was employed at Cutco in Olean, New York and at the former Fancher Furniture Co., in Salamanca, New York for 18 years.
He was a member of the Salamanca Conservation Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.
Surviving besides his wife are: a son, Justin Bek, Salamanca, New York; 3 brothers, Leonard (Marsha) Bek, West Seneca, New York, Thomas Bek, Lackawanna, New York, Daniel Bek, Lackawanna, New York; a sister, Susan Bek, Lackawanna, New York; 5 nephews.
Friends may attend a memorial service at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home,25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 11 A.M. with Rev. Patrick Melfi, pastor of Our Lady of Peace Parish officiating.
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