Noreen Lynn Bartok, 68, of 123 Greenhurst Village Dr., Jamestown, passed away at 9:40 p.m., Saturday (Oct. 20, 2012) in W.C.A. Hospital surrounded by her family and following a courageous battle with cancer.
An area resident since 1978, she was born Aug. 25, 1944, in Cleveland, Ohio, a daughter of the late Melvin E. and Norma M. Holstein Roche.
Before her retirement, she was a teacher for the St. Mark's Lutheran Church Preschool in Mayville, N.Y., for 10 years.
Noreen Lynn Bartok
She will be remembered as a loving and caring mother and grandmother who enjoyed reading and doing cross-stitch projects.
Surviving are a daughter, Tami L. Cucinotta of Mayville, N.Y.; two sons, James R. (Melissa) Bartok of Dewittville, N.Y., and Michael J. (Cheri) Bartok of Bemus Point, N.Y.; nine grandchildren, Adam Winne and Christopher Winne both of Niagara Falls, N.Y.; Joshua Bartok and Jordyn Cucinotta both of Mayville; Alex Bartok, Bethany Gonzalez and Madison Bartok all of Bemus Point and Meghan Bartok and Allison Bartok both of Dewittville; two brothers, Raymond Roche of Toledo, Ohio and Philip Roche of Greenhurst, N.Y.; and a sister, Linda White of Seven Hills, Ohio.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Bartok whom she married May 22, 1962 and who died June 21, 1996; and her daughter, Jamie D. Bartok who died Sept. 30, 2008.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. At the request of the deceased, visitation will not be observed.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, N.Y. 14750.
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