August 15, 2017


Mr. Martin S. Pawlak, 66, of Amsterdam, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, with his family at his side.

He was born April 18, 1951, in Amsterdam, N.Y., a son of Stanley J. and Sadie Pawlak. He graduated from Wilbur H. Lynch High School and was a lifelong resident.

Mr. Pawlak  was a communicant of St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church in Hagaman, N.Y.

In his earlier years, Martin worked on the family farm with his brother. For over 20 years, he worked for Liberty Enterprises retiring in 2016.

Survivors include his brother Robert Pawlak (Theresa); nephew Joseph Pawlak (Christy); great-nieces Sydney, Sofia and Gabriella; great-nephew Benjamin Pawlak; several cousins; also his cherished caregivers including Trisha Krajewski and many other special caregivers.

He was predeceased by his parents and sister-in-law Joan Pawlak.

Marty invites his relatives, friends and Liberty housemates to his visitation on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Jendrzejczak Funeral Home, 200 Church St., Amsterdam, N.Y. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Amsterdam, 247 Mannys Corners Road, Amsterdam, New York 12010.