Steven J. Hnielewski Sr. of Cheektowaga, a longtime employee of Harrison Radiator in Lockport and an Army veteran of the Korean War, died Friday in St. Joseph Hospital, Cheektowaga, after a brief illness. He was 75.
A native of Buffalo, he attended city schools. He assembled radiators at Harrison for more than 39 years before retiring in 1994.
Mr. Hnielewski was a member of West Seneca Post 8113, Veterans of Foreign Wars. He enjoyed fishing, camping and woodworking.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Judith Gross Hnielewski; three daughters, Judith Maher of Buffalo, Dawn Gauthier of Depew and Kelly Mikolajczyk of Cheektowaga; a son, Steven J. Jr. of Cheektowaga; and five grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Amigone Funeral Home, 569 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga.