Leocadia Warakomski

Leocadia H. Warakomski

1914 - 2011

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Leocadia H. Warakomski "Lodzia" Elmira: Age 96, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. Lodzia was a daughter of John and Catharine (Malanowski) Niekras. She was born in the family home on Magee St. where she lived until the age of 95. Lodzia was predeceased by her husband Joseph Warakomski in 1996. She was also predeceased by brothers and sisters, John Niekras, Frank Niekras, Mary Liberatore, Helen Liberatore and Cecelia Donaldson. Lodzia is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph M. and Judy Warakomski of Erin, John E. and Rose Warakomski of Skaneateles NY; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Douglas Bauer of Elmira; sister Irene Resavage of Orchard Park NY; grandchildren, Jennifer (Aarron) Baughman, Joanna Warakomski, David (Patricia) Bauer, Brian Bauer, Diane Bauer, Todd (Michelle) Warakomski, Kirsten (Scott) Anthony and Scott Warakomski; many great grandchildren, especially Monika, several great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In earlier years Lodzia worked for Artistic Cards of Elmira. Her husband Joe had worked at Vic's Diner on Madison Ave. and Church St. in Elmira. Lodzia and Joe bought the diner from Lodzia's family and operated the diner for over 30 years. The diner was moved to Horseheads and is still in use today as Sullivan's Diner. Lodzia was a fantastic cook and baker. She was an avid reader. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Sunday, June 12, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Monday, June 13, 2011 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Casimir's Church. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. The family will provide flowers. Donations in Lodzia's memory may be directed to either, The United Ostomy Association of America, Lourdes Hospital, Attn: Joan Kupetsky, 161 Riverside Drive, Binghamton NY 13905 or the American Cancer Society, 1316 College Avenue, Suite 2, Elmira NY 14901.
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Sunday
12
June

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, June 12, 2011
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States
Monday
13
June

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Monday, June 13, 2011
St. Casimir's Church
1004 Davis St
Elmira, New York, United States
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Monday
13
June

Interment at: St. Peter And Paul's Cemetery

12:00 pm
Monday, June 13, 2011
St. Peter And Paul's Cemetery
623 Franklin Street
Elmira, New York, United States