William R. Winiatowski, 82, of North Tonawanda passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday November 7, 2018 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Williamsville, NY. William is predeceased by his parents Casimer K. and Frances H. (nee: Pyszczek) Winiatowski and his sister Marie A. (Dolly) Winiatowski. William was a retired finance officer for the Saintgobin BP Petroleum Company in Niagara Falls, NY. He was an honorable discharged United States Army Vietnam Era Veteran and belonged to numerous civic organizations.
William is survived by his cousin/godson Steven (Michele) Skryp. His friend of many years Richard Klimecko and his loving companion Marie Strusienski and her children Peter, Joseph, James and Sue. Also survived by numerous cousins and friends. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday November 15, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9pm at Benjamin Memorial Home, 652 Oliver Street North Tonawanda (692-4917). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Gary Szczepankiewicz on Friday November 16, 2018 at 9:30am at Our Lady of Czestochowa R.C. Church, 626 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda, NY. Family and friends please assemble at church. An interment service will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Kenmore with military honors. Following the interment service everyone is invited to a memorial luncheon in William's honor at Our Lady Czestochowa Fellowship Hall on Center Avenue North Tonawanda (693-3822). Flowers are graciously declined.