William A. Rutecki of Franklinville, NY passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Absolut at Houghton at the age of 78.
He was born on June 19, 1940 in Buffalo, NY a son of the late William and Josephine (Dobies) Rutecki. He was a member of the former St. Mark's Church in Rushford. Above all he loved his family and he always put his family first. He loved the outdoors, being in the woods, and cutting firewood. He drove truck for many years, both locally and cross country. He also enjoyed vegetable gardening. He would help anyone who needed anything.
He was a truck driver for R.S. Maher & Son in Bliss.
William is survived by his wife - Barbara (Hatch) Rutecki whom he married on May 4, 1963 in Rushford; his daughters: Lori (Dan) Zandi of Franklinville, Constance Adkins of Prattville, AL; two grandchildren: Jessica Copenhaver and Matthew (Kayla Lee) Zandi; two great-grandchildren: Jackson and Charlotte Copenhaver; his sister - Mary (late Lawrence) Ruminski of Holland; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his son - Thomas Rutecki; his sister - Joan Rutecki.
Friends may call on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 5-8 PM at the W.S. Davis Funeral Home, 358 Main St., Arcade. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 1 PM at the St. Mary's Church, Arcade. Serving as Pallbearers will be Brian Armison, Scott Armison, Deak Hewitt, Michael Ruminski, Matt Russel, and Dennis Sanders. Interment will be held in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Arcade.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Farmersville Fire Department, 980 Elton Rd., Farmersville Station, NY 14060.