Arthur Papaj

Arthur A. Papaj

Tuesday, October 17th, 1933 - Saturday, August 8th, 2020
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PAPAJ - Arthur A. Of Lyndonville, NY, formally of Black Rock, August 8, 2020, at age 86. Beloved husband of Diana (Homjak); loving father of Sharon Park, Karen (Tracy) Heston, Michael (Christie Abbott), Lawrence (Laurie), Cristine (Leonard Lorenz) Hughes, Teresa (Mark Onesi) Bahne and Adam (Kerry) Papaj; devoted grandfather of twenty three grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; dear brother of Loretta (late Edward) Quinn, Edward (late Louise) and the late Lilliann (Walter) Wloch, John, Stanley, Genevieve (Joseph) Colone, Rose (Eugene) Sia and Chester Papaj; also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation at THE KOLANO FUNERAL HOME, 396 Amherst St. (near Grant) Tuesday, 4-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Assumption Church, 435 Amherst St., Wednesday, at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at church. For the safety of family and guests, please be mindful that face coverings and social distancing are required. Capacity restrictions may delay entry. Arthur was retired from Continental Can. Donations to Orleans County Hospice are preferred. Please share your online condolences at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Kolano Funeral Home
    396 Amherst St.
    BUFFALO, NY 14207
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  • Service

    Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 | 9:30am
    Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 9:30am
    Assumption R.C. Church
    435 Amherst St
    BUFFALO, NY 14207
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    Rev. Richard Jedrzejewski
  • Interment

    St. Stanislaus Cemetery
    700 Pine Ridge Heritage Boulevard
    BUFFALO, NY 14225
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    Section: St. Casimir Lot 1030 Grave 2


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Richard F. Young Jr.

Posted at 10:17am
May Arthur Rest in Peace. My Father Richard (Dick) Young cherished the times they spent together in recent years. My deepest sympathies go out to the Family, Friends, and Loved Ones May the Memories Last a Lifetime. -Richard Young Jr.

Lori Domon

Posted at 11:46pm
as i view all the pictures all my memories come back to me from my childhood
making me smile may peace and comfort find you and your many memories of arthur
make you smile too

Lori Grosskopf Domon (Doris Grosskopfs daughter)


JulieAnn and Ashley Speer

Posted at 08:35am
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Love Always,
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Jim bardot

Posted at 05:51pm
Sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Loss of a loved one is so heart wrenching. You’re in my thoughts at this difficult time.
Jim Bardot

Edward Mikulec

Posted at 05:06pm
Our sincerest sympathies for the family of Arthur Papaj . May he rest in peace in the arms of our Lord JESUS CHRIST. We offer our prayers for the recently departed.

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