Joanne D. Kasza

Mrs. Kasza

Mrs. Joanne D. Kasza, age 71, of Fonda, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at Albany Medical Center after a brief illness.

She was born on July 4, 1945, in Buffalo, daughter of the late Frank Molnar and Dorothy Molnar of Kenmore, NY. Joanne was educated in Kenmore schools. On February 20, 1965, she was united in marriage with Paul Kasza in Maryland, who preceded her in death. She was last employed with Dr. H. Rehman, Amsterdam as a receptionist.

Mrs. Kasza loved her family and enjoyed teaching her granddaughters how to cook and bake cookies. She was talented with arts and crafts and enjoyed sewing.

Survivors include her mother, Dorothy Molnar of Kenmore; sons, Ronald Kasza of Fonda and Eric Kasza of Ballston Spa; a daughter, Amy Meier and husband Robert of Clinton; daughter, Kathleen Moynihan of Haverhill, MA; a brother, John Molnar of Kenmore, NY; her cherished grandchildren, Jenna, Kaycie, Jamie, Ava and Hannah. She was predeceased by a sister, Patricia Rusek of Cheektowaga, NY.

In keeping with her wishes, services will be privately held at Jackson & Betz Funeral Home, Fultonville. She will be laid to rest in Evergreen Cemetery. Kindly send memorial offerings to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004. The family would like to offer their gratitude to the doctors, nurses and staff at Albany Medical Center, for their kindness and compassion. To offer online condolences, please visit www.brbsfuneral.com.