Obituary of Raymond Frank Pawlak Jr.
Raymond Frank Pawlak Junior was born October 8th, 1962 in Niagara Falls, New York. He entered into eternal rest peacefully after a lengthy illness on January 18th, 2020. Ray was predeceased by his father Raymond Frank Pawlak Senior and survived by his beloved mother Martene Pawlak of Niagara Falls. Raymond is the sibling to Randall Pawlak of Niagara Falls and Rae Martene Pawlak of North Tonawanda. Proud Uncle to Randall Pawlak Junior, Marissa Pawlak and Krystle (Matthew) Smolinski. He was a doting great uncle to Krystle and Matt’s children, Rozalia and Reed. Friendship meant so much to Ray, his friends were family and he loved the time he spent with all of you! He is also survived by his dear friends Roberto and Stessa Becerril of Buffalo and John Jourdain of Lewiston. Ray also came to cherish the fellowship and spiritual guidance he received from Mother Ellen Brauza as well as the friendship and compassion from caretaker Gordon Heron. Ray was an avid Rolling Stones Fan, seeing his favorite rock and roll band in concert 28 times! Their biggest fan cherished his paintings by Ronnie Woods and even had a Rolling Stones tattoo. Ray loved all animals, especially his best friend, his beautiful Rottweiler, Xara. Ray enjoyed fishing and was an excellent landscaper. Ray could sell anything, he traveled the country selling cable and was known for his entrepreneurial spirit and his many successful business ventures. His laugh was energetic and distinctive. His sarcastic humor always brought a smile to many faces. “A smile relieves a heart that grieves, remember what I said”. - The Rolling Stones Friends may call Tuesday, January 21st from 5-8PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., 319 24th Street, cor of Welch Ave, Niagara Falls, NY. A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 AM on Friday, January 24th at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 3107 Main Street, Buffalo, NY. Burial will take place the convenience of the family.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Raymond Pawlak Jr., please visit Tribute Store
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Friday, January 24, 2020
St. Andrews Episcopal Church
3107 Main Street
Buffalo, New York, United States
Zajac Funeral HOme Inc. - a third generation funeral home That has been family owned and operated since 1949.