Frank G. Maleski, 88, of Old Rd. French Creek, NY died Thursday March 20, 2014, at his home, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his family.
He was born August 28, 1925 in French Creek, New York the son of the late Walter and Lena Goulding Maleski.
A lifelong resident of French Creek, he started dairy farming at the age of 14 and retired from milking when he was 84. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and polka music, and family gatherings.
Frank is survived by, children, Elaine Maleski, Julie Maleski, Marilyn (Willy) Harman, Michael (Teresa) Maleski, Rick (Lynn) Walker. 16 Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren. Sister, Flora Goodwill. Also by many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth "Betty" Maleski, who died April 12, 2001, whom he married January 10, 1946, and by a infant son and daughter. 3 Brothers, Glenn, George, James Maleski. And 1 Sister, Grace Hallet.
Friends will be received from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Sunday March 23, 2014 at the Spitzer Funeral Home, 8728 East Main St. Clymer, New York.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 11:00 A.M. Monday March 24, 2014, at St. Matthias RC Church, French Creek, New York. Burial was in St. Matthias Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Spitzer Funeral Home, PO Box 305, Clymer, NY 14724.