Christine (nee Gucwa) Middler, age 78, of Tonawanda, died unexpectedly, Monday, January 29, 2018. Born January 29, 1940 in Buffalo, she was the daughter of the late Barbara and John Gucwa. Christine was a member of St. Andrew's R.C. Church and had attended Mass at the Shrine of the Infant Jesus on Niagara Falls Blvd. in North Tonawanda.
She was the loving mother of Lee (Karen) Middler and Kenneth Middler; cherished sister of Cecelia (Sam) Lascala, Mary J. Illig, Jane Hughes, and William (Jan) Gucwa; and cherished grandmother of Erin and Brennen Middler. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
There is no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM Friday at St. Andrew's R.C. Church, 1525 Sheridan Drive at Elmwood Avenue, Kenmore; the Rev. Matthew Zirnheld officiating. Friends invited. If desired, memorials to the Shrine of the Infant Jesus, 3452 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, NY 14120, are preferred.