Patricia J. Stelmack, 63, of Fredonia, died Sunday evening, June 24, 2012, at UPMC Hamot Hospital, following a battle with cancer.
She was born Jan. 2, 1949, in Dunkirk, the daughter of Edward and Betty (Jarvis) Brisky of Fredonia.
She was a retired employee of National Fuel in Dunkirk, and at one time an employee of the former AJ Wahl in Brocton.
Her memberships include Blessed Mary Angela Par-ish Church of St. Hedwig, the Kosciuszko Polish Home, Sheridan Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Cassadaga Legion Auxili-ary, Beaver Club, Moose Club, Dom Polski Club, and was also a die-hard Bills fan and member of the Buffalo Bills Booster Club.
An outdoors person, Pat enjoyed playing golf, and most of all her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband of 43 years, James D. Stelmack, whom she married July 6, 1968; sons: James C. (Elizabeth) Stelmack of Dunkirk, and Joshua R. (Tenniel) Stel-mack of Frewsburg; grandchildren: Lauren, Meredith, Kole and Brae-lyn and Presleigh; a brother, Edward J. (Margaret) Brisky of Arkwright; and along with several nieces and nephews.
Preceded by a sister, Elizabeth "Bunny" Stelmack.
Relatives and friends are welcome to call at the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc., 56 East Doughty St., Dunkirk today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral ser-vices will be held Thursday morning at 10 a.m. in Blessed Mary Angela Par-ish Church of St. Hedwig and interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Memorials in Pat's memory can be made to UPMC Hamot Hospital, 210 State St., Erie, PA 16550.