Heinz A. Siegwarth


Heinz A. Siegwarth, 90, of Youngstown, NY, husband of Rosamond Dossert Presutti Siegwarth, entered into rest on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Northgate Health Care Facility North Tonawanda, NY. Born in Wossingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, on July 8, 1928, he was the son of the late August and Mina Haag Siegwarth.
Heinz immigrated to Canada in 1951 then to the USA in 1955 and was proud to become a United States citizen in 1962. On May 22, 1976 Heinz married Rosamond and together they made their home in Youngstown, NY.
Heinz enjoyed flying sail planes and was a member of the Rochester Soaring Club in the 1960's and 1970's. He enjoyed soccer and was an avid fan of the World Cup. He shared his love of the sport by coaching youth soccer with the Niagara Pioneer Soccer League in the 1970's and 1980's; eventually serving as League President for 2 years. Heinz continued to nurture his love of aviation in retirement by becoming a member of the Niagara Frontier Vintage Aircraft group where he was involved in restoring vintage aircrafts and the setup of the Niagara Falls Aerospace Museum. Heinz was very proud to be an American citizen and to be a resident of his beloved Youngstown, NY.
Trained as a draftsman and tool and die maker in Germany, Heinz was a foreman and maintenance engineer employed at Carborundum Co. in Niagara Falls, NY, for 31 years from 1955 to 1986. Following retirement, he worked for Occidental Chemical as a contract engineer for six years,finally retiring for good in 1992.
Surviving is his wife, Rosamond; his children, Barbara (Carl) LaPlante, Rita (Andrew) Warrick, Matthew (Meghan) Presutti and Rebecca (Gerry) Goris; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and friends.
Family and friends may call on Tuesday, March 12 from 4-8 PM at the HARDISON FUNERAL HOMES INC., N. Fourth and Ridge Streets, Lewiston. A Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, March 13 at 9:30 AM in St. Bernard's RC Church, Hinman and Second, Youngstown, NY, with Rev. Msgr. David LiPuma officiating. (Please assemble at the church.)
The family request memorial donations be sent to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094 Or H.A.R.T of Lewiston atwww.hartinterfaith.org/donate/. Please visit hardisonfuneralhomes.com for online registry.
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Published on March 10, 2019
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