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Jean L. Bukaty, owned South Shore Country Club; Nov. 25, 1919 -- April 23, 2012

Jean L. Bukaty, former owner of a Southtowns country club, died Monday in Mercy Hospital after a short illness. She was 92.

A Lackawanna native, Mrs. Bukaty graduated from Lackawanna High School.

A licensed cosmetologist, she graduated from beauty school and operated her own beauty salon, Jean Frank Beauty Salon, from 1936 to 1941.

She was the owner and general manager of South Shore Country Club in Hamburg from 1943 to 1992.

She was a charter member of the Women's Auxiliary of Matthew Glab Post 1477, American Legion, in Lackawanna.

An avid golfer, Mrs. Bukaty also was a member of the Western New York Country Club Managers Association, the New York State Golf Club Managers Association, the United States Golf Association Golf Club Managers Association and the Buffalo District Women's Golf Association.

Her husband of 41 years, Edward S., died in 1980.

She is survived by three sons, Daniel E., James P. and Edward N.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:15 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Lackawanna.