JoAnn Mierzwa

JoAnn Mierzwa (Butkowski)

Tuesday, June 26th, 1951 - Sunday, June 23rd, 2019
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MIERZWA - JoAnn (Butkowski) Of Tonawanda, NY, June 23, 2019 at age 67. Beloved mother of Katherine (John Herbst), Andrew, Mark (Kathryn Botting), Emily (late Jason) Bren, Claire (Josh) Stangle and David Mierzwa; daughter of the late Frank and Virginia; devoted grammy of Ian, Addy and Mila; dear sister of Julie (Jimmy) Wilkinson and the late Ronnie (Maryanne) Butkowski; also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and her beloved cat Stewart. 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 Thursday at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at Church. JoAnn was a dedicated member of the City of Tonawanda Community where she served others as the director of the United Way and as a member of the Sunrise Exchange Club. She was also a longtime parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Parish. Donations to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., or the Immaculata Home are preferred. Online condolences at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Kolano Funeral Home
    396 Amherst St.
    BUFFALO, NY 14207
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  • Service

    Thursday, June 27th, 2019 | 9:30am
    Thursday, June 27th, 2019 9:30am
    Assumption R.C. Church
    435 Amherst St
    BUFFALO, NY 14207
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    Please assemble at Church for Mass of Christian Burial.
    Rev. Richard Jedrzejewski
  • Interment

    St. Francis of Assisi Chapel Columbarium
    71 Adam Street
    TONAWANDA, NY 14150
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Diane Samer

Posted at 09:27am
Dear Emily and family,

Sincere condolences. May your faith keep you strong and the love of God embrace you all.

Diane Samer

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Posted at 09:33am
Emily and Family, Your family are in our thoughts and prayers. So grateful we got to meet your beautiful mom. Hugs to you all!
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Connie S Brown

Posted at 08:21am
With our deepest sympathy. United Way of Greater Niagara Board of Directors and Staff.
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Love, The Armaly Family

Posted at 10:21pm
Love and prayers for peace.
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Lori Stein & Kira Cochran

Posted at 08:06pm
With our deepest sympathies and all our love. JoAnn will live on in all our memories forever. Love,
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