John S. Dzina, age 79, of North Tonawanda, died Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Amherst. Born October 22, 1940 in Buffalo, he was the son of the late Joseph and Alice (nee Baer) Dzina and was a Marine Corps Veteran. John was a resident of the Tonawandas for the greater part of his life and was a 1958 graduate of Tonawanda High School. He was employed at Western Electric Co. until the plant closed, and then at Dunlop Tire Co. until retiring in 2003.
He was the husband of the late Marlene (nee Hewitt) Dzina, who died in 2012; father of Michelle (Tim) Scroger of North Tonawanda, David (Cheryl) Wood of North Tonawanda, Daniel (Helen) Wood of Corning, Donald (Denise) Wood of Corning, Karen (George) Cornacchia of Naples, Florida, and John (Sue) Kania of Naples; brother of Josette "Sue" Magaris of Niagara Falls, and the late Joseph "Jay" Dzina; and brother-in-law of Joann Dzina of Tonawanda. Also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2-5 PM on Saturday, December 14, at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda, where a Memorial Service will be held at 5 PM Saturday; the Rev. Jeremy Lopez officiating. Friends invited. If desired, memorials to the American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audubon Pkwy., Amherst, NY 14228, are preferred by the family.
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American Cancer Society
101 John James Audubon Pkwy., Amherst NY 14228