Victoria A. Tomcho, 83, of East Lake Rd. and Randallsville Rd., Hamilton, NY, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014 at the Crouse Community Center in Morrisville.
She was born on October 17, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY, a daughter of Walter and Maryanna Kowaleski Tyburski and was a graduate of Franklin K. Lane High School in Brooklyn. She had worked at Dunn & Bradstreet in New York City for a brief time. On April 19, 1952, Victoria married Joseph S. “Buddy” Tomcho at St. Joseph’s Church in Florida, NY. He predeceased her on November 4, 2000. Victoria was a loving wife and mother who devoted her life to caring for her family.
She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Hamilton and a member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She was also a member of the American Legion Post #1556 Auxiliary of Madison. She was a volunteer at Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton, and was a translator for the Polish Immigrant Solidarity Movement.
Surviving are her daughters and a son-in-law, Victoria Fry of Hamilton; Celeste and Michael Maine of Morrisville; daughter-in-law and her husband, Lona and Joe Dahlens of Morrisville and their family; six grandchildren, Wendy, Jason, Thomas, Brad, Jessie and Joseph; six great-grandchildren, Joshua, Julianna, Jacob, Bobby, Rosalie and Abby. She was predeceased by a son, James; a grandson, Kevin; and a son-in-law, Gerald Fry.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from St. Mary’s Church, Hamilton, followed by interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Hamilton.
Friends are invited to call at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home on Tuesday (today) from 4 to 7pm. The Rosary will be recited at 3:45 pm.
Contributions in her memory may be made to St. Mary’s Church Memorial Fund, 16 Wylie St., Hamilton, NY 13346.