Patricia A. Ogrodowski

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Patricia A. Ogrodowski

1944 - 2018

Patricia A. Ogrodowski, 74, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on July 2, 2018 at Niagara Hospice House in Lockport, NY. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, on June 5, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Kietha (Cooney) and late Mansure Gleason and the late Nicholas and late Arlene Zachary.
Pat attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School. She was employed with the Niagara Falls Board of Education and also as a hair dresser for over 30 years, both out of her residence and later at Mico's Coiffures in Niagara Falls, NY. Pat was well known for owning and operating Jazzercize Inc. for over 25 years in the Niagara Falls area.
Pat was instrumental for many years as the Peach Festival dance coordinator and was involved with the Atlanta Olympics Torch Run Ceremony. Due to her expertise in jazzercise and dance she also had a three-year segment on AM Buffalo and multiple appearances in Buffalo Bills half-time shows. She also organized the annual Andy Run in Niagara Falls, NY, raising funds for numerous scholarships.
Pat enjoyed vacationing, spending time in their pool, walking her dogs, golfing and most of all spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren.
Pat is survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles F. "Chuck" Ogrodowski; three sons, Charles C. "Chuckie O" Ogrodowski, Vincent A. Ogrodowski and James N. Ogrodowski; three grandchildren, Ava Marie, Vincent and Jude; one brother, Rick "Zac" (Gail) Zachary; two sisters, Margaret Crogan and Mancene (Donald) Sinclair; one aunt and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will begin on Thursday, July 5th from 3-8 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY. Pat's Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 6th at 10 AM in Holy Family Parish of St. Joseph's Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY. Everyone please assemble at church.
If desired, memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice Inc., 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY, 14094. Visit for online condolences.
Published on July 3, 2018
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