Dorothy P. Mleczko

Dorothy P. Mleczko, 91, of Lincoln Arms, 430 Main St., Dunkirk, NY died Thursday (March 7, 2013) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk.

Born in Dunkirk on December 23, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Peter I. Pochylski Sr. and Helen (Guziec) Pochylski.

A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Mrs. Mleczko was a retired employee of Brooks Memorial Hospital. She previously had been employed at Van Raalte.

Mrs. Mleczko enjoyed knitting, bingo and playing cards. She was a member of Blessed Mary Angela R.C. Parish – St. Hyacinth’s Church and the Holy Rosary Society of that parish. She was a former member of the Polish Literary and Assembly Rooms (Dom Polski), St. Hyacinth’s School Mothers Club and the Dunkirk Moose Club. She also was a member and Past Vice President of the Ladies Auxiliary, Lake City Hose Co. No. 3.

Surviving are her children, John P. Mleczko of Erie, Pa., Robert L. (Lidia) Mleczko of Dunkirk, Mary Ann (David) Goldsmith of Tucson, Ariz., Ronald J. Mleczko of Dunkirk, Susan M. (Joseph) Smith of Silver Creek, NY, Mark M. Mleczko of Fredonia, NY, Kathleen (Rick) Nasca of Costa Mesa, Calif., Steven F. Mleczko and Sharon G. Gilray of Tonawanda, NY; 16 grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Leo; her son, Gerald P. Mleczko; and two brothers, Peter Pochylski Jr. and Theodore Pochylski.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be held Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 10 AM in Blessed Mary Angela R.C. Parish – St. Hyacinth’s Church. Private interment will be in St. Hyacinth’s Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Newman Funeral Home Inc. The Holy Rosary Society will recite the rosary at 6:30 PM Monday.