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Marshall D. Somborski, 49, of Buffalo, an archaeologist, died Tuesday (Sept. 7, 1999) after apparently suffering a heart attack in downtown Buffalo.

He was born in Salamanca and graduated from Salamanca High School in 1968. He received a bachelor's degree in archaeology from the University of Pittsburgh and did graduate study at the University of Buffalo.

Somborski, who was also known as Marshall Sombers, was formerly employed by the University of Arkansas and was co-author of several papers on archaeology. He was an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation and the Bear Clan.

Survivors include two sisters, Veronica Kobinski of Jimersontown and Sandra Carbone of Savona; and a brother, Rick Gossett of Bensenville, Ill.

A private service will be held at a later date.


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