O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

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

Mary Ann Paprocki

Mary Ann Paprocki, 91, of Salamanca, NY died Friday morning, November 11, 2022 at home following a short illness.

Born March 24, 1931 in Salamanca, NY, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Agnes Sobkowiak Bierfeldt. She was married to Bernard “Ben” Paprocki, who predeceased her in 2001.

With her husband, she had co-owned and operated the former Puritan Restaurant in Salamanca for over 25 years. She had also been employed at Parkview.

Mary Ann was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish and the Elkdale Country Club, where she played golf in the women’s league for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, travelling, had a love of dogs and horseback riding when she was younger.

Surviving are: three sons, Bernard “BJ” (Ellen) Paprocki, Baldwinsville, NY, John Paprocki, Glendale, AZ, Robert (Denise Lord) Paprocki, Buffalo, NY; three grandchildren, Renee (Aaron) Ashworth, AZ, Jessica (Justin) Renner, Fairbanks, AK, Bernard Paprocki III, Willston, VT.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial mass and celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family and will be announced.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Salamanca, NY.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.