NEW ALBION - Gary "Bo" T. Tucholski Jr., died unexpectedly Saturday September 15, 2012, at his home.
He was born April 12, 1963, in Buffalo, N.Y. He is the son of Gary T. (Valarie) Tucholski Sr., of Blasdell and Patricia M. (Richard) Mosher of New Albion.
Bo was a welder for the past 31 years for numerous union companies including the Plumber & Steamfitters Union Local 22 of Buffalo. He also was self-employed and worked construction in the local area. Bo had a passionate love for music and enjoyed playing guitar and drums; he also had a special place in his heart for all animals.
He was a member of the Cattaraugus Rod and Gun Club, Cattaraugus Firemens Club and a social member of the Little Valley Legion Post 0531.
Besides his parents he is survived by his daughter, Lilleigh L. (Tyler Stein) Tucholski of New Albion, his companion, Debra L. Johnson of Gowanda, two sons: Bryan (Tara) Brawdy and Scott VanVleck, both of Gowanda. Grandfather of Hanna, Lucas and Nathan Brawdy of Gowanda and June VanVleck of Gowanda, brother of Jacquelin A. (Robert) Ellis of Leon, Barbara L. (Greg) Hallett, Laura J. Bradley, Rachele L. (Daniel) Irish all of Cattaraugus, also survived by 18 nieces and nephews and two great nephews.
Visitation will be held at Hills Funeral Chapel, 55 South Main St., Cattaraugus, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday September 19, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Washington Street, Cattaraugus. Interment will be held at the Liberty Park Cemetery in Cattaraugus.
Family suggests memorials maybe made to the Cattaraugus Rod and Gun Club or the Cattaraugus Snow Bounders Snowmobile Club.