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Friday, December 4, 2015

Edward Walczak

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Edward Walczak, age 79, passed away on December 2, 2015 at Saratoga Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on April 21, 1936 in Gloversville, NY to the late Emerson Jones and Genevieve Kopcinska.

Edward graduated from Johnstown High School, class of 1954.  Ed was an avid sportsman during high school, he played football, baseball and basketball.   

Edward was the owner/operator of the Golden Grill Tavern in Saratoga Springs for over 30 years in the Saratoga Springs area. 
He was an avid golfer club champion at the Macgregor Golf Course.  He was a baseball coach for the little league.  Ed also played for the Kansas City Monarchs in the mid 50’s.

Edward is survived by his special companion Joan Desadora, sons; Todd Walczak (Joanne), Michael Walczak, Lawrence Walczak (Veronica), Scott Walczak (Nancy), daughters; Sherry Walczak Anderson, Ren Morse Walczak, brothers: David Jones (Carol), Emerson Jones, Eroll Jones, grandchildren; Leighton Anderson, Blake Walczak, Alexis Peschieri, Amanda Walczak, Dillon Walczak, seven great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, several nieces and nephews and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

There will be a private family service at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave. (Rte. 9 and/or Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.  Friends and Family are welcome to join Edward’s family for drinks and further fellowship at the Parting Glass, 40 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 on Monday, December 7, 2015 from 7-9 pm. 

The family would like to express a Special thank you to the staff at Saratoga Hospital and Dr. Desmond Del Giacco for their professional and compassionate care during his illness.   

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