FREDONIA: David J. Szumigala, 71, of Lamberton Road, Fredonia, died Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a lengthy illness. He was born in the Town of Sheridan, on November 12, 1946, the son of the late Joseph and Stephanie (Rusnaczyk) Szumigala.
He was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1966. Mr. Szumigala worked for the former Plymouth Tube, Dunkirk, and the former AJ Falcone Farms. He also worked as a Truck Driver for Add Lumber Co. Dunkirk for 14 years. Mr. Szumigala enjoyed deer hunting.
Survivors include his wife Margaret “Peggy” (Seekings) Szumigala, of Fredonia, whom he married July 1, 1972, in the Town of Sheridan, a son, David M. (Amy Decker) Szumigala, of Fredonia; a sister, Barb Hopf, of Lesburg, FL; two brothers, Timothy (Kris) Szumigala, of North Carolina; Adrian (Pat) Szumigala, of Florida and a sister in law Norma Szumigala of Arcade. Also surviving are 1 granddaughter Haley Marie Szumigala and several nieces & nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a brother Joseph Szumigala and 2 sisters Stephanie Szumigala and Theresa Graff.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Time and place to be announced.
The family suggests memorials may be made to Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750. Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.