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Walter J. Lovenduski

Published on June 09, 2021

Constableville – Walter J. Lovenduski, 75 passed away suddenly on May 19, 2021 at home in Zephyrhills, Florida


He was born in Constableville, NY on September 26, 1945 a son of Stanley and Mary (Swiernik) Lovenduski.  He grew up on the family farm in Turin, NY.  November 14, 1964 he married Barbara J. Farr.  He hauled milk cans to the plant for farmers until purchasing a farm in Constableville that they operated for 7 years.  They moved to John St. where they operated a custom meat shop for about 10 years.  In 1985 they purchased a truck and drove tractor trailer in 48 states until building the Quik N E-Z Mini Mart & Restaurant in 1989.  The store opened in November 1989 and was run with the family until retiring from an injury and selling the business to his daughter and her husband in 2000.  He enjoyed fishing at their camp at Black Lake for many y ears and enjoyed playing cards and shuffleboard.


Surviving are his wife Barbara of 56 years, a daughter Julie (Thomas) Flansburg, a son Jeff (Jen) Lovenduski, all of Constableville, three grandchildren: Andrew (Marissa Ehlers) Flansburg, Carrie (Gary) Kittleman, and Kevin (Heather) Lord; and eight great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by a brother, Richard Lovenduski, sisters: Josephine Kulpa, Sophie (Gene) Sunderhaft, and Mary Ann (Tony) Maurer; brothers-in-law: Tom (Mary) Farr, Mike (Toni) Farr, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents, brother-in-law Adolph Kulpa in 2016, a brother Robert “Bob” Lovenduski in 2007, and grandson Philip Flansburg in 2002.


There are no calling hours.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 11:30 until 3:00 pm at the home of Julie and Tom Flansburg, North Main Street, Constableville.  


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