Mass of Christian Burial for Jack Kish, 64 year old Buffalo resident who passed away late Thursday evening at his home in Buffalo, will be celebrated Thursday, January 31st at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as Celebrant. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. A Vigil service and sharing of memories will be held on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with the VFW and American Legion in charge of military graveside honors. Friends may donate in Jack’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Program in care of the Adams Funeral Home.
Jack Richard Kish was born on March 19, 1948 in Los Angeles, California to William and Norma Kish. He grew up and received his education in Inglewood, California. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the U. S. Army and served honorably in Vietnam. He was married and divorced twice and lived most of his adult life in Orange County, California. Shortly after the death of his beloved mother in 1983, Jack moved to Wyoming (The original home of his parents) and eventually settled in Buffalo. After serving in Vietnam, Jack suffered from a variety of disorders, ultimately diagnosed as PTSD.
He was a member of the Catholic Church and the Elks Club
He is survived by his brother Bill Kish; 2 nephews, 1 niece and 7 grand nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents William, age 79, in 1999 and Norma, age 64, in 1983.