Ruth Ann Pokrzyk of Sanborn, NY, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2022, under the care of her family and Niagara Hospice. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY, on April 20, 1931, a daughter of the late Clossie and Louise [Piche] Kenney.
Mrs. Pokrzyk was a graduate from the Red Brick School House in Lewiston and the Kelly Business Institute.
She was a clinical lab technician and later a waitress at the Niagara Falls Country Club, the Marlboro Inn and at the Stockade restaurants for many years.
Mrs. Pokrzyk was a charter member of the Sanborn Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, the Sanborn American Legion Post, Sanborn Senior Citizens and the Sanborn Historical Society.
She is survived by her husband of 72 years, John A. Pokrzyk, they were married on May 20, 1950, their children John “Jay” (Ann), Gary (Roberta) Pokrzyk and Susan (Gregg) Wendt, six grandchildren Christopher (Taysha) Wendt, Danielle (Nicholas) Bateman, Elizabeth (Vincent) Whitney, Jonathan Lew, Nicolas (fiancées Jessica Gerace) and Brandon Pokrzyk. Three great grandchildren Leena, Callan, Nora and a great granddaughter due. Also many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Kenneth, Allen, John Kenney, June Jarvis, Joyce Cooper and Dorothy Ingram.
Her family will be present on Thursday, April 21, 2022, from 10-11:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Church, 4671 Townline Road, Ransomville, NY, where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. James Bastian officiating.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Sanborn Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary or to Niagara Hospice.
Arrangements were made through the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, Sanborn, NY.
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