Dr. Eric J. Murawski, M.D., D.D.S., formerly of Hornell

HORNELL / BUFFALO-Dr. Eric J. Murawski, M.D., D.D.S., 33, formerly of Hornell, died unexpectedly in Cleveland, OH where he had resided for the past six months.

Born in Hornell on October 15, 1987, he was the son of John & Susan (Neiser) Murawski.

Eric grew up in Hornell and was a graduate of Hornell High School (class of 2006). In 2010, he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Binghamton University. Eric graduated from the University at Buffalo where, in 2014, he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. He also completed medical school at the University at Buffalo and pursued postgraduate studies in oral surgery. For the past six months, he resided in Cleveland where he was completing a dental residency program.

Eric was a skilled woodworker, had a deep love for his two dogs and two cats, and enjoyed caring for his many bonsai trees. He enjoyed rooting for his favorite sports teams, the Buffalo Bills (NFL) and the Buffalo Sabres (NHL).

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Donald & Helen Neiser, and his paternal grandfather, John G. Murawski.

Surviving are his parents, John and Susan Murawski of Hornell; two sisters, Alison (Gabe) DiBerardinis of Jenkintown, PA, and Ashley (Peter) Berkes of Rochester, NY; his devoted partner of many years, Dr. Gretchen Galvin of Amherst, NY; paternal grandmother, Adeline Murawski of Exeter, PA; one nephew, Graham DiBerardinis; four nieces, Lauren and Charlotte DiBerardinis, and Caroline and Emma Berkes; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Eric’s family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to an endowed scholarship in his name at the University at Buffalo, which will be awarded yearly to a promising oral surgery student. Donations can be made at http://www.EricJMurawskiMemorialFund.com.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.