Arkadiusz Protasiewicz - 93
June 15, 2022
Arkadiusz (Ardy) Protasiewicz, age 93. July 9, 1928 - June 15, 2021. 'Ardy' was born in Wilno, Poland (now Vilnius, Lithuania) and grew up on a large farm. During WWII he fled from the Russians and eventually wound up in Germany after the war was over and serving with the US Army for 10 years. Ardy was married and had his first child when he emigrated to America in 1957. He worked several jobs in Rochester, NY until getting hired by Delco Products - General Motors and worked as a Tool and Die Machinist until early retirement. Ardy enjoyed meeting new people at Parents Without Partners and being on the board as secretary/treasurer. He lived in Irondequoit and Greece and traveled to Raleigh, NC and Florida to visit family and friends. Predeceased by his father Platon, mother Anna (Stanska) and brother Erast. Survived by his former wife Helga (Horlemann) Gallagher, three children Anna Andrea (John) Foxton, Lola (Bob) Adamson, Alex (Carol Ann) Protasiewicz, 5 grandchildren: Renee (Mark) Baritell, Erik (Kristal) Protasiewicz, Nathan Foxton, Alexandra (Colin) Dehaven-Foxton, Matthew (Katie) Adamson and 1 great-granddaughter Avery Baritell.