John J. Zacher,71, of Niagara Falls, NY passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Erie County Medical Center. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on December 30, 1945 he was the son of the late Eta (Lucantonio) Zacher. John was a salesman for 30+ years at Goodyear until his retirement. He enjoyed traveling, fishing and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandkids.
He is survived by his wife, Paula (Grochala) Zacher; sons, John J.(Carole) Zacher Jr., David Zacher and Kevin (Nicolle) Zacher; grandchildren, Lauren, Ryan, Tyler, Ashley and Libby; sisters, Joanne (Leroy) Wagner and Anna Mitravich; brother & sister In-laws, Susan Zacher, Melanie and Jim; mother In-law, Helen (late Chester) Grochala. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Besides his mother he was predeceased by two grandchildren, Kirsten and Halle; brothers, Fred and James Zacher and brother in-law Tim Grochala.
There is NO PRIOR visitation. A Memorial Mass will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, July 8th at St. Vincent DePaul (Prince of Peace site), 1055 North Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY with Rev. Robert Hughson officiating. Entombment following in Padre Pio Columbarium (St. Joseph's Cemetery), Niagara Falls, NY. In Lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. Arrangements entrusted to ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC.