Sylvia A. (Siezega) GalasNovember 21, 1946 ~ July 8, 2017 (age 70)
Sylvia (nee Siezega) Galas, age 70, a life long resident of the Tonawandas, passed away Saturday, July 8 in Hospice care after a long battle with cancer. Born on November 21, 1946 in North Tonawanda, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Hattie (nee Krzywda) Siezega. Sylvia was a member of St. Timothy's R.C. Church as well as their Rosary Society. She loved music, especially in church, as well as Polish and Celtic music. She was part of the Arien's singing group in her younger days. Sylvia was always singing and smiling. She loved traveling and was an artist. Her biggest passion, however, were her children and grandchildren. She never missed a game or event, even if she wasn't feeling up to it. She was their biggest fan.
She was the loving wife of Michael for more than 52 years; mother of Debbie (Bruce) Milleville, Tammy (Sean) Kelly, Jessica (Christopher) Warthling, Mandy (Joseph) Lofft; Babcie of Benjamin & Emily Kelly, Carly, Mikaela & Ryan Milleville, Madison, Joshua & Kennedy Warthling, Alex, Jason & Kayleigh Lofft; sister of Jeanette (Ronald) Baron and the late William Siezega; also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Sylvia and Mickey loved to travel and their adventures took them all over North America. Some of her favorite adventures were Hawaii, the Alaskan cruise, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and their road trip through Newfoundland to Labrador.
The family would like to thank all of those who gave exceptional care for her during her illness, especially the doctors, nurses and Hospice staff at Millard Fillmore Suburban.
Friends may call from 4-7 PM on Sunday and 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Monday at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM Tuesday at St. Timothy R.C. Church, 565 East Park Drive, Town of Tonawanda. Family and friends are invited. Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227, or Glory Be To Kids, Inc., P.O. Box 1022, North Tonawanda, NY 14120, or at www.glorybetokids.com/donate are preferred.