Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Robert M. Savakinas passed away on October 30, 2013 in the Odd Fellow Rebekah Health Care Facility. Born on July 25, 1948 in Buffalo, NY and grew up on Alden, NY, he was the son of the late Alexander and Alberta (Thomas) Savakinas.
Robert retired after 28 years as a laborer at Harrison Radiator, Div. of G.M., in 1995. He enjoyed woodworking, stamp collecting, fly fishing, camping and enjoyed his family.
Robert was the husband of Linda Russell Savakinas; father of Michele (Jon) Kuwik of Lancaster, Joseph (Mary Konitzer) Savakinas of Akron, Lisa (Victor) Gonzalez of the USAF serving in England, and Sharon Savakinas of Portland, ME. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jon R. Kuwik II, Emily Gonzalez, Danika Gonzalez, Kayla Kuwik and Judah Hartzell; brother of Alexander (Gwen) Savakinas of Pennsylvania, Gerald (Diane) Savakinas of Alden. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews; and was the son-in-law of the late George and Jeanette Russell; brother-in-law of Carol (Richard) LaGrange, Catherine (Mike Tice) Emo, Patricia Chiddo, Thomas (Patricia) Russell, Michael (Ella) Russell, Janice Russell and the late Daniel and Wayne Russell.
Relatives and friends may call on Sunday, November 3, 2013, from 3-7 PM in Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 4, 2013, at 10 AM in St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, 168 Chestnut Street, Lockport, NY. Interment will be in St. Theresa's Cemetery, Akron, NY.