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Obituary: Donald Albert Nizialek

Fri, Aug 19th 2022 09:20 am

Donald Albert Nizialek, 81, of Grand Island, passed away Aug. 16, 2022, at Buffalo General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Buffalo on July 10, 1941, he was the son of the late Leo and Frances "Peggy" Nizialek of Buffalo. Don has been a resident of Grand Island for 54 years. He graduated from Riverside High School in 1958. Don was married to his late wife, Dorothy (Bozek), on April 18, 1964. She passed away Dec. 2, 2008.

Don's last place of employment was Anastasi Trucking & Paving. He began his very active retirement in 2009. Don was an avid boater and fisherman and was the family handyman and loved to drive his red convertible.

Survivors include his children: Darcy (Chuck Berlinger Jr.) Williams of Grand Island, Darilyn (Ed Sewastynowicz) Scheuing of Grand Island, and Derek (Ana) Nizialek of Wellington, Florida; five grandchildren: Zachary and Taylor Scheuing and Nicholas (Grace) Lovetro, all of Grand Island, and Gabriela (Fernando) Rodriguez and Kalista Nizialek of Wellington; one great-granddaughter: Ivan Lalata; his brother, Richard (Vicky) Nizialek; his sister-in-law, Annette “Tonia” (late Marion) Laszewski of Niagara Falls; and his brother-in-law, Matthew (late Megan) Bozek Jr., of Grand Island.

Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at the Kaiser Funeral Home, 1950 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at St. Stephen's Church.

Contributions in Don’s memory may be made at woudedwarriorproject.org.

Share condolences at kaiserfuneral.com.

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