O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

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

Peter Kozlowski

Peter Kozlowski, 57, of Randolph, NY died Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at UPMC Hospital, Jamestown, NY surrounded by his family.

Born August 21, 1960 in Bethel, AK, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Janet Snow Kozlowski. He was married August 22, 1998 in the Baptist Church in Randolph, NY to the former Dana Van Ord, who survives.

He was a graduate of Washburn High School Class of 1979, Washburn, WI.

Mr. Kozlowski was employed as short order cook for 22 years in both Wisconsin and New York. He had also been employed at Bush Customer Service for over 7 years.

He was a Yupik Alaskan Native. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was known as the mascot and cheerleader at the cardiac rehab at UPMC. He enjoyed cooking, working on jigsaw puzzles as well as watching TV game shows. He loved animals especially his dog, Gabby.

Mr. Kozlowski was a member of Buddhist SGI-USA, Buffalo, NY.

Surviving besides his wife are: two sisters, Valerie Kozlowski, Jamestown, NY, Ethel Phillip, Alakanuk, AK; two brothers, David Stern, Clyde Stern, both of Alakanuk, AK; 6 nieces, Tayah Main, Salamanca, NY, Sonja and Janet Main, both of Jamestown, NY, Lois Moon, Jamestown, NY, Amanda Burnham and Lori Niles, both of Frewsburg, NY; several grand and great nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Paul “Ducky” Stern.

Friends may call at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Saturday from 3 – 5 p.m. at which time funeral services will be held.

Burial will be in Hillside Haven Cemetery, Steamburg, NY.

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

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Harbor House, 89 Rossiter Road, Rochester, NY 14621 or the donor’s choice.