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William J. Niezgoda

Friday, April 04, 2014 - Updated: 10:17 AM

April 3, 2014

Mr. William J. Niezgoda, 87, of Edson Street, Amsterdam, New York passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014 at St. Mary's Healthcare.

He was born June 11, 1926 in Amsterdam, New York a son of the late Albertus and Julianna Fura Niezgoda.

He was a graduate of the former Wilbur H. Lynch High School and attended Siena College.

During World War II, Mr. Niezgoda served in the Navy as a Radarman in the Pacific Theater.

He was employed by Mohasco Corporation as a Color Dye Chemist for many years. Later, he worked for the New York State Department of Taxation & Finance as a Supervisor - Taxpayer Compliance. He also operated a catering business with his brother Joseph and sister Mary.

Bill was an avid golfer and a modest one as well... he had to be coaxed to tell the story of the three hole-in-one's that he scored. He enjoyed family camping trips in the Adirondack, especially the islands of Lake George and spending time at the family camp in Galway.

He was a member of St. Stanislaus Church. On April 24, 1949 he was united in marriage to the former Geraldine Winkle who survives.

He is also survived by his children David (Debbie) Niezgoda, Amsterdam, Gayle (Pat) Kelly, Cambridge, Massachusetts, William G. (Anita) Niezgoda, Schenectady, Debbie (Tom) Cambereri, Barnstable, Massachusetts, Mark (Julio Rubio) Niezgoda, New York, New York and Brian (Robin) Niezgoda, Brewster, New York; ten grandchildren, two great grandchildren; nieces Carol (Greg) Fryc and Cynthia (Burges) Schriber and additional relatives.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Joseph and John Niezgoda and by his sisters, Bernice Lichorat and Mary Bush.

The funeral will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2014 at the Jendrzejczak Funeral Home, 200 Church Street, Amsterdam, New York followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Church with Rev. O. Robert De Martinis, Celebrant.

Interment will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the funeral home.

Please submit on-line condolences at www.jendrzejczakfuneral.com.

     

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