Barbara Cieslar

Barbara Cieslar, 70, of Jamestown, formerly of Dunkirk, died Tuesday (May 20, 2014) at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pa., following a brief illness.

She was born April 1, 1944 in Dunkirk, NY, the daughter of the late Aloysius and Diana (Fields) Chrabasz.

A homemaker, Mrs. Cieslar was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.

Survivors include one brother, Bruce (Marilyn Engwall) Chrabasz of Dunkirk; one grandson, Jackson Cieslar; two uncles, Joseph Carrus and Wayne Fields; three aunts, Martha Dobek, Irene Pinkowski and Mary Briggs; two cousins, Ron and Norm

Chrabasz; and friends, Mike, Bob, Dorene, Paul, Sandy and Carol.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Patrick Cieslar.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.