O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

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

Sylvia Grabowski

Mrs. Sylvia Grabowski, 86. formerly of 273 Central Avenue, Salamanca, New York died Friday (June 6, 2008 at Mcgraw Center at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

Born October 16, 1921 in Dubois PA she was the daughter of the late John and Victoria Blake Atgalanis. She was married in Dubois, PA on January 26, 1946 to Mr. Walter Grabowski who predeceased her.

Mrs. Grabowski was employed as an admission clerk at the former Salamanca District Hospital retiring in 1978 after 15 years of service.

She was a member of Holy Cross Church, Holy Cross Rosary Society and a social member of the Holy Cross Athletic Club, Star of Liberty Lodge.

Surviving are: 1 son, Mr. Gery (Arlene) Grabowski, Jacksonville, Florida, 1 grandson and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Mr. Dale Grabowski, 3 brothers, Mr.Albert Atgalanis, Mr. Charles Atgalanis and Mr. Walter Atgalanis; 3 sisters, Twila Balavich, Helen Atgalanis and Mary Blake.

There will be no visitation.

Friends may attend a memorial mass at Our Lady of Peace (Holy Cross Church) on Wednesday, July 9, 2008 at a time to be announced,

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

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