Final Patrol: First Sergeant Edward H. Kusmierczyk (Retired)

Subject: Edward H. Kusmierczyk Obituary


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Edward H. Kusmierczyk, 80, of Groveland, FL formerly from Lancaster, NY, passed away on July 26, 2021. Ed was born on October 21, 1940 in Lackawanna, NY to the late John and Mary (Granica).


He graduated from Burgard High School in 1958. He attended night school at the University of Buffalo and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.


He proudly served in the United States Army for two years and was awarded Soldier of the Month. He worked as a rigor/welder at Bethlehem Steel. He later became a New York State Trooper in 1970 and was promoted to Troop “A” First Sergeant where he retired after 26 years of service. Upon retirement, Ed served as board President of the Buffalo City Mission for 6 years. At the age of 70, he was ordained an Anglican Priest with St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church in North Tonawanda, NY.


Ed was a Life Member of the Niagara Frontier Chapter of the Association of Former New York State Troopers. Ed was a beloved husband of Georgia (Rouse). His son, Keith & Sandra (Daugherty) of Harrisburg, PA., survives Ed. and his daughter, Dawn (Paul) of Groveland, FL. Grandfather of Joshua & Virginia (Cunningham) of Linglestown, PA, Kaleb & Alexis (Harbour) of Fayetteville, PA, and Levi (Paul) of Groveland, FL. He was preceded in death by his brother John. He will be missed by his sisters Irene and Mary Jane (Kroll), sister-in-law Diane (Koralewski). Uncle to 1 nephew and 6 nieces and Great Uncle to 3 nephews and 5 nieces.


Ed's internment will take place on Friday August 27th at Western New York National Cemetery, 1254 Indian Falls Rd. Corfu NY at 2:00 PM.


A memorial service will be held on Saturday August 28, 2021 at 11 am at St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, 2368 Eggert Rd., Tonawanda, NY 14150.


Donations honoring Ed's life may be made to the Buffalo City Mission.

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