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Elizabeth Kraws, 78 of Buffalo, NY, entered into rest on August 17, 2017 after a long illness and under Hospice care. Born on February 18, 1939 in Youngstown, NY, she was the daughter of Stanley and Allison Bernadowicz and the wife of James Kraws of Buffalo, NY, for 55 years.
Elizabeth was the loving mother of Jeffrey (Patty) Kraws of Cranbury, NJ and Danae (Randy) Rush of Crowley, TX; and cherished grandmother of Trevor and Benjamin Kraws, Cranbury, NJ and Kaitlyn Rush of Crowley, TX. Beloved aunt of several nieces and nephews; she was the sister-in-law of Edward (Elizabeth) Krawczyk, Grand Island, NY, and Linda (George) Gantz of Woodstock, GA.
Elizabeth began her career in the fashion modeling world of New York City, returning to Niagara Falls in the role of secretary of the Registrar at Niagara University and secretary to the Chief Chemist of Olin Matheson. Her sales career was enhanced in various real estate firms in Buffalo and later in Dan Howard Maternity as well as bridal sales for Susan Langford. Elizabeth was well respected in her guidance and sales in this occupation.
Friends and family are invited to attend the wake for Elizabeth at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., at 319-24th Street, cor. of Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY, 14303, on Friday, August 25th from 2-4 PM and 6-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on 9:30 AM on Saturday, August 26th at St. Mark's Church, 401 Woodward Avenue, Buffalo, NY, with Rev. Jerry Bartko officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Entombment following in the Serenity Mausoleum at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Beechwood Homes Hospice Wells House at 2235 Millersport Hwy., Getzville, NY 14068.
Visit zajacfuneralhomeinc.com for online condolences.
Published on August 23, 2017
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