Wellsville, NY - Stephan Paradzsik of Early Street passed away in Rochester on Thursday, December 22, 2001. He was born on December 8, 1924 in Siklos, Hungary to Andres and Teresa Madenszioler Paradzsik. On October 10, 1945 he married Hilda Gast who predeceased him September 23, 1992. He later married Elaine Butts who predeceased him on March 4, 2005.
Stephan worked for Worthington and retired from the then Dresser Rand as a supervisor. He was a long time member of the First Congregational Church in Wellsville and a life member and Past Governor of the Moose Lodge # 601 in Wellsville. Stephan was a Past Priest of Wellsville RAM # 143, a member of the Wellsville, Andover, Alfred and Coudersport F&AM. He was a 32 degree Mason, a member of the Ismailia Shrine of Buffalo and the Allegany Shriners Cart Corp. He was a New York State F&AM Grand Steward and a past Commander of the Knights Templar.
Survivors include: a daughter, Trudy (Larry) DeMarte of Rochester; 2 grandsons, Eric (Jodi) DeMarte and David DeMarte and his fiancée Jessica Piercon; 2 great grandsons, Jake and Zach; a sister, Ilonka Sipos of Siklos, Hungary ; a brother, Laslo Paradzsik of Queensland, Australia.
Friends are invited to call on Monday, December 26, from 6-8 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. His funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 am in the funeral home with Rev. Bill Jones presiding. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery and memorials may be made to either the National Kidney Foundation or the American Cancer Society. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com