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Florence A. (Chrosniak) Welka

February 9, 1921 ~ December 23, 2019 (age 98)

Obituary

Florence (nee Chrosniak) Welka, age 98, of the Town of Tonawanda, formerly of Sloan, died Monday, December 23, 2019 at the McAuley Residence. Born February 9, 1921 in Buffalo, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Marie (nee Karaczewski) Chrosniak. Mrs. Welka had been a member of St. Stanislaus Church in Buffalo, where she was active with The Altar Society, The Rosary Society, St. Rita Society, the Mothers' Club, and the St. Stan's Senior Citizens.

She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph M. Welka, who died May 3, 1987; dear mother of Dennis (MaryAnn) Welka of Pendleton; loving grandmother of Allison Welka, Jonathan (Nicole) Welka, Adrienne (Josh) Lapham, Ashley (Douglas) Newman, Andrew (Jamie) Welka, MD, and Nathan Welka, PharmD; and dear sister of Theresa Szymanski. Also surviving are several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated privately at the Infant of Jesus Shrine in North Tonawanda, followed by interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Cheektowaga. If desired, memorials to the Infant of Jesus Shrine, 3452 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, NY 14120, or St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude's Place, Memphis, TN 38105, are preferred by the family.

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Donations

Infant of Jesus Shrine
3452 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda NY 14120
Web: http://northtonawanda.byethost7.com/?i=1

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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