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Francis X. Dinino, owned Masten service station

July 24, 1926 – Dec. 28, 2013

Francis Xavier Dinino, a Buffalo native, grandfather of nine, father of six and former owner of a Masten Avenue service station, died Saturday in Newfane. He was 87.

Dinino, most recently of Burt, was the son of Vincent and Catherine Germano Dinino. Born in Buffalo, he served as a U.S. Army military policeman in the South Pacific and Philippines.

For many years, he ran the Masten service station.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Medina and was a Grand Knight and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by his wife, the former Rose Marie Glick; two daughters, Christina Hill and Nancy Moore; and four sons, Francis Edward, Augustine, David and Francis Xavier Jr.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at noon Saturday in St. Charles Church, Main St., Olcott.

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