Eugene D. Pietak



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        Pietak, Eugene D.   Greece, NY:  June 7, 2022 at age 90. Eugene is survived by his wife of 67 years, Harriett (Carlson) Pietak; children, Cathryn Pietak, Victoria Pietak, John Pietak, Kristin (Todd) Cappiello; grandchildren, Carrie, Josh, Noah, Emily, TJ, Katherine, Faith, Grace.  He is predeceased by his firstborn, Chrisia Pietak, and his sisters, Frances Niedrauer, Irene Devonshire and Margaret Hudson.   Eugene was a Korean War Veteran where he proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force.  In 1991 he retired from the Rochester City School District where he had been a high school mathematics teacher for 30 years.  In retirement he enjoyed gardening, woodworking, photography and reading.  But his most joyful moments were with his grandchildren whom he cherished.   A Memorial Service will be held on June 26, 2022 at 3:00pm at Hope Church with reception to follow, 1301 Vintage Lane, Rochester, NY 14616.  In lieu of flowers and cards, memorial contributions may be made to Aurora House Comfort Care Home, 2495 S. Union Street, Spencerport, NY 14559,


  1. Nancy Stanton on June 8, 2022 at 1:40 pm

    My heartfelt prayers to all of you. During this difficult time, please know that we are all thinking of you. Nancy

  2. Marcia Clegg on June 8, 2022 at 1:42 pm

    I am so sorry to read this news Dave and I are praying for you

  3. Debi Kirkey on June 9, 2022 at 4:02 pm

    You & your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Mill Landing /

  4. Emily Buckert on June 10, 2022 at 2:20 pm

    We thought again of Gene at our Eucher night and all the times we got together, or saw him walking along the streets of Mill Landing. He’ll be missed in our community. Bud and Emmy

  5. Bud and Emmy Buckert on June 10, 2022 at 2:22 pm

    We thought again of Gene at our Eucher night and all the times we saw him walking in the streets of Mill Landing.

  6. Nancy Forman Eaton on June 12, 2022 at 8:24 am

    Dear Pietak family: I’m so sorry to learn about Mr. Pietak’s passing. We were backyard neighbors in the 60’s and 70’s in Greece and teacher/student at Charlotte High School. May your fond memories help you in the days ahead.

  7. Dave & Val Pachla on June 13, 2022 at 2:12 pm

    Gene….. The Lord took you and you will be sorely missed. Val and I so enjoyed spending time with you and Harriett over the years. Brush up on your golf game; I will meet you on Heavens First tee when it is my turn to join you. Dave (cousin) & Val Pachla

  8. Karen Schwallie on June 20, 2022 at 4:10 pm

    I was so sorry to hear of Mr. Pietak’s passing. He was my high school math teacher back in the 70’s and he was an awesome teacher!! I learned to love math!! I ran in to him several years ago at Hope and was so pleased to see him! He made a positive impact on my life! I was blessed to have gotten to meet him. We send our love and prayers to the family! Karen Schwallie

  9. Vernita Gatson on November 12, 2022 at 10:32 am


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