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Lawrence R. Burngasser

August 30, 1928 ~ November 7, 2017 (age 89)
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Funeral Mass
Monday, November 13, 2017
10 AM at St. Francis Chapel


Lawrence R. Burngasser, age 89, of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home in Clarence, after a long illness. Born August 30, 1928 in Tonawanda, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Margaret (nee Forbes) Burngasser. Lawrence was a lifelong resident of Tonawanda and member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish. He was an Army Veteran of WWII and was a custodian for the Tonawanda City Schools before retiring.

He was the husband of the late Martha (nee Stawitzky) Burngasser, who died December 22, 2011; father of Michael (Connie) Burngasser of Washington State, John R. Burngasser of Tonawanda, and Kathleen (Michael) Bolas of Clarence; grandfather of John (Cheryl) Burngasser, Mike (Liz) Burngasser, Cassie Burngasser, Stephanie (Darrin) Campbell, Melissa (Andy) Joy, and Ben (Alie Muolo) Bolas; and great-grandfather of Carley, Mariah and Dietrich Burngasser, Parker and Connor Joy.

There is no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM Monday at St. Francis Chapel, 71 Adam Street, Tonawanda; the Rev. Michael Uebler officiating. Friends invited. Military Honors will be presented. Inurnment in St. Francis Chapel Columbarium. If desired, memorials to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227, are preferred by the family.

 Service Information

Mass of Christian Burial
November 13, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Francis Chapel
71 Adam Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150

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