Holley: Kenneth John “Ken” Spychalski, age 91, went to heaven to be with his Lord on March 16, 2020.
Ken attended Holley High School where he was a part of the 1946 Section Five Basketball Championship team and is also on the Wall of Fame at the school. He was an avid hunter in the local area, hunting deer and turkey. His greatest love was for his wife, children, 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He worked at Eastman Kodak for many years as a pipefitter and leadman.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his daughter, Peggy Bradshaw on September 25, 2015 and several of his siblings.
Ken is survived by his beloved wife and partner of 67 years, Mary Ann, children, Mark (Robin), Mary (Albert) Moss, Matthew, son-in-law, Lonnie Bradshaw, sister, Joann (Roger) Herman, special niece, Diane (Peter) Pellegrino, as well as extended family, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A memorial service to celebrate Ken’s life will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions in Ken’s name may be made to The Open Door Mission 156 N. Plymouth Ave. Rochester, NY 14608 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or to a charity of your choice.
Ken’s arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 16650 State Route 31 Holley, NY 14470.
To share a special memory of Ken, please visit www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
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