Robert R. Mekus

Robert R. Mekus, 78, of Dunkirk, NY passed away July 23, 2014 at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo with his daughter, Sharon, at his side.

He was born on May 20, 1936 in Dunkirk, the son of Andrew and Julia (Slawinski) Mekus.

Bob served in the US Army from 1960 to 1965. He was employed as a draftsman at Duriron until his retirement. Bob enjoyed spending time with many friends at various social clubs in Dunkirk and Fredonia.

Bob is survived by his daughter, Sharon (Loren) Marz of Talbott, Tenn.; grandsons Brandon and Stephen, also of Talbott; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Lou (Sampson) Mekus; infant son Michael; brother Raymond Mekus; and second wife, Kathleen (VanWey) Mekus.

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