Portville – Edward Michael "Mike" Kwiatkowski, Jr. "Loving Brother & Uncle"
Mike Kwiatkowski died on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 at the
Mike was born on April 19, 1947 in
Mike served in the US Army and was stationed at
Mike is an active member of the Portville American Legion Post and Portville Memorial American Legion Riders Post #814 and he is also a member of the St. Stephens Club in
For many years, Mike played darts, horseshoes and shot on pool teams. He enjoyed a good golf game with his many friends. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, and bike riding with his friends. Mike loved working on cars especially his Corvette and motorcycles. His other hobbies included wood crafts, especially clocks he made from logs he harvested from his own land. Mike gave each family members a clock and donated many of the clocks to area Cancer funds and other fundraisers.
Mike was a handy man that was willing to help anyone at anytime. He especially helped his family how ever he could. Mike could fix anything and was often called upon to do so by family and friends. He will be sadly missed by all that knew him and especially his cat "Lady Bug."
Mike is survived by; his sister, Helen Kwiatkowski Watson of Portville; his niece, Laurie (Jim Bennett) Watson of Olean; his niece and god daughter, Wendy (John) Watson Rajeh of Massapequa; a nephew, James A. (Tammy) Watson, Jr. of Shinglehouse, PA; great nieces and nephew, Abriana (Nik Cowles) McCready, Samantha Rajeh, and Caleb Watson; a great great niece and nephew, Sophia and Michael Cowles; and several cousins.
Mike was predeceased by his parents and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Friends will be received at the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc.,
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Children,
The family would like to thank his close friends; Tom and Debbie Adams, and Ray and Gail Fuencher of Portville for their help to Mike and his family during the past two weeks of illness. A special thanks to Dr. Shafi Raza and Lori Banse-Fay NP and nursing staff at the Olean General Hospital for Mike's exceptional care and the doctors their understanding and kindness showed to Mike's family during this time.