Max Mazgaj, a longtime Lackawanna and Blasdell businessman, died Thursday in Mercy Hospital after being stricken in his Blasdell home. He was 81.
Born in Lackawanna, Mr. Mazgaj was a Coast Guard veteran.
He owned and operated a family supermarket and meat market in Lackawanna for more than 30 years. From 1970 until his death, he operated Blasdell Nursery & Greenhouse.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, the former Mary Lokuta; a son, Max Jr. of Alden; a brother, Edwin of Hamburg; and two granddaughters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Barbara's Catholic Church, 551 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.