O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Theresa Ambuske

Mrs. Theresa A. Ambuske, age 76, of 54 Wilson Street, Salamanca, New York died Wednesday evening, September 29, 2010 at the Absolut of Salamanca, New York following a brief illness.

Born on January 24, 1934 in Olean, New York she was the daughter of the late John and Helen Subject Marcus. She was married on June 25, 1955 in St. John's Church in Olean, New York to Mr. Richard Ambuske who survives.

Mrs. Ambuske was a graduate of Olean High School.

She retired from being employed as a Teacher's Assistant at the Salamanca Central Schools, a Secretary at the former St. Patrick's School, St. Bonaventure, and Clark Brothers .

Mrs. Ambuske was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish where she served as a Eucharistic Minister, and was a former member of the Holy Cross Athletic Club. She was a Yankees fan.

Surviving besides her husband are: 2 daughters, Susan Ambuske, West State Street, Salamanca, New York, Kathleen (Frank) Hanick, Erie, PA.; 3 grandchildren; 1 great grandson; a brother, Donald Marcus, Olean, New York; several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Monday morning, October 4, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. in Our Lady of Peace Parish with Rev. Patrick Melfi, pastor, officiating.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Salamanca, New York.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com.