John W.
John W. "Jack" "Duke" Kirsits

April 17, 1942 - November 20, 2019
Born in Buffalo, New York
Resided in East Amherst, New York
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KIRSITS, JOHN W. "Jack" "Duke"
November 20, 2019, age 77, beloved husband of Jo Ann K. Rizzo Kirsits; dear son of the late Louise (nee Stoker) and John Kirsits; brother of Beverly A. (Timothy) Gibbs; uncle of Jonathan Gibbs; brother-in-law of Grace (Harry) Rissetto and Nancy E. Rizzo; also survived by several nieces and nephews. There will be no prior visitation. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in the spring. Jack was an industrial engineer graduate of University of Buffalo and spent his career as a Systems Engineer for IBM for 25 years. After retirement, Jack worked as an tax analyst for H&R Block for 25 years. Jack was an avid and outstanding sportsman, who excelled in golf where he won multiple championships and awards. He also was a Ruby Life Master in Bridge and member of Transit Valley Country Club for over 40 years. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, memorials may be made in Jack's memory to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., SPCA serving Erie County or National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. Please share your condolences at




Funeral Home
Amherst Chapel
5200 Sheridan Drive
Amherst, NY US 14221


*Hospice Buffalo, Inc.
225 Como Park Blvd.
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
SPCA Serving Erie County (W. Seneca)
300 Harlem Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation
P.O. Box 1848
Longmont, Colorado United States 80502