Waterloo - Michael E. Cerjanic, 81, of County House Road, Waterloo, N.Y., died Friday (February 22, 2013) at Geneva General Hospital, Geneva, N.Y.
Family and friends may attend Mike's Memorial Mass on Wednesday (February 27) at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church, Seneca Falls, N.Y., with Reverend James Fennessy as Celebrant. Burial, with military honors, will follow in St. Columbkille Cemetery, Seneca Falls. There will be no prior calling hours.
If desired, contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Church, c/o St. Patrick's Church office, 25 Center St., Waterloo, NY 13165.
Mike was born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania on March 15, 1931 the son of the late Michael and Ann Urick Cerjanic. He was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars and served 22 years in the U. S. Air Force before retiring. He was a life resident of the Seneca Falls area and a member of St. Patrick's Church, Seneca Falls. He was the golf pro at Seneca Falls County Club for a number of years and was a member of the Professional Golf Association (P.G.A). He played in many Central New York P.G.A. events over the years but, also competed on the P.G.A. Tour including the Senior P.G.A. Championships in 1988 and 1989. He enjoyed building custom golf clubs, raising and training homing pigeons, playing cards, table tennis and of course a good round of golf with his friends.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa Scale Cerjanic of Waterloo, whom he married on February 2, 1952; one son, Nicholas A. (Theresa E.) Cerjanic - Waterloo, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Alexander and Cassandra Cerjanic; his son-in-law, Rod Reese, VanEtten, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mike was predeceased by his daughter, Michele A. Cerjanic-Reese who died March 19, 2008; and three sisters, Virginia Elwood, Alice Phillips, and Kathy Visco.
Arrangements are under the direction of Doran Funeral Home, Seneca Falls, NY.
Please visit: doranfuneralhome.com