Experience the Difference

We invite you to discover who has made Melvin J. Sliwinski Funeral Home the ultimate provider of creating healing experiences in the community. This section contains the heritage, vision, and the people behind Melvin J. Sliwinski Funeral Home's reputation of quality, sincerity, and trust.

For more than 50 years, Melvin J. Sliwinski Funeral Home has served families with unsurpassed funeral services.  In 1965, Melvin J. Sliwinski opened the funeral home at 85 George Urban Blvd.  Melvin J. married his wife Geraldine in 1960.  They raised four children.

Melvin was a member and past president of Queen of Martyrs Holy Name Society, Nocturnal Adoration, Usher Society, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Charter Member of Father Justin K. of C. No. 670, Charter Member of St. Maximillian Kolbe Assembly, Member of Villa Maria College Presidents Council, Diocesan Parish Council and Pastorial Council, member and past President of Erie Niagara Funeral Director’s Association and Past Regional Governor and member of N.Y.S. Funeral Directors Association and National Funeral Directors Association.

Melvin's son, David J. Sliwinski became a licensed Funeral Director in 1989. He received the Citizen of the year award in 1990.  He built the second location in 2006 at 5090 Transit Road, Depew, NY 14043.

  • History & Staff

    History & Staff

    We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

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  • Testimonials


    Our goal is to provide our client families with memorable remembrance experiences. Celebrations of their loved one's life, and the time they shared. So who should speak of our success? That's easy; those we've served. Our words are expected, while theirs genuinely share their feelings about our services.

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