William Stanley Lukaszonas
William Stanley Lukaszonas
  • March 23, 1920 - November 25, 2014
  • Arizona

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March 23, 1920 - November 25, 2014

William was born March 23, 1920 in Niagara Falls, New York and passed away peacefully after a brief hospital stay at Chandler Regional Hospital in Chandler, Arizona on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

William moved to Tucson, Arizona February 1981 then moved to Phoenix, Arizona February 2012 to be closer to family. William spent his last few years at Mountain Park Senior Living, 4475 E. Knox Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85044.

William was predeceased by his beloved wife Stephanie after 63 years of marriage. William is survived by his two daughters Constance P. O'Connor (Stephen R.) of Oakton, Virginia and Susan E. Cairns (Kent E.) of Phoenix, Arizona; son, William J. Lukaszonas of Fairport, New York; grandchildren, Kristin M. Schatmeyer (Simon), Katherine E. O'Connor, Stephanie L. Vacca (Craig A.), Leanne B. Cairns, Gena E. Goolsby (Paul S.), Nathan W. Lukaszonas, Justin D. Lukaszonas; great grandchildren, Jacob S. and Morgan S. Schatmeyer. William is predeceased by his parents Katherine (Bezak) Lukaszonas and Peter Lukaszonas of Niagara Falls, New York; grandson, William D. O'Connor. William is also survived and predeceased by several siblings, nephews and nieces.

William served for the United States Army as Private First Class for the 137th Infantry from December 1939 to October 1945. William worked as a sheet metal worker at Hooker Chemical Corporation then retired in 1976.

Donations can be made to The Veterans of Foreign Wars, 751 S. Arizona Avenue, Chandler, Arizona 85225 in memory of William S. Lukaszonas.

Services will be held at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 3550 E. Knox Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85044 on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Chad King officiating.

Arrangements entrusted to Carr-Tenney Mortorary, 2621 S. Rural Road, Tempe, Arizona 85282.