Tadeusz Olejniczak

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Tadeusz “Teddy” Olejniczak, formerly of Florida, N.Y., a retired maintenance worker for Valley View Center in Goshen, entered into rest on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. He was 86.

The son of Stanley and Marie Wolnoska Olejniczak, he was born on Dec. 20, 1932, in Zastawie, Poland.

He is survived by his daughter Heather Marie Plocharczyk (Sal Murabito) of Florida, N.Y.; stepson Steven John Boyea of Middletown; 12 grandchildren: Cortnie, Connor, Stephanie, Niki, Brooke, Kelsi, Cody, Steven Jr., David, Amber, Kyle and Dustin; several great grandchildren; three brothers: Mickey Olejniczak of Middletown, John Olejniczak (Martha) and Zygmund Olejniczak (Lona) of Florida, N.Y.; four sisters: Longina Romaniuk of Suffern, Eileen Stelmaszczyk (Marion) of Kinnelon, N.J., Irene Calderon (Tony) of Tennessee, and Mary Coleman (Robert) of Florida, N.Y.; along with numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife Bernice Fairweather Olejniczak, stepmother Adela Draszek; brother Stanley Olejniczak and stepdaughter Michele Anne Schroeder.

Visitation was held Jan. 27 at T.S. Purta Funeral Home in the Village of Florida.

A Funeral Mass was held Jan. 28 at St. Joseph Church in Florida

Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church, 14 Glenmere Ave., Florida, NY 10921 or to the Florida Fire Department, PO Box 600, Florida, NY 10921.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the T.S. Purta Funeral Home. To send a condolence online, please go to www.purtafuneralhome.com.

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