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Edna J. (Conlan) PACZYNSKI
PACZYNSKI - Edna J. (nee Conlan) Born September 28, 1932, died December 28, 2015, age 83. Born in the Bronx, raised in Brooklyn, before family settled in Niagara Falls, NY in the 1940's. Beloved mother of Dr. Richard Paczynski, Joanne (Anthony) Sparcino, James (Michelle) Paczynski; beloved grandmother of nine; beloved sister of Paul Earle, Usmc; loved by many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Paczynski was a long time court reporter, freelancing and frequently traveling about upstate New York, running her own freelancing business, before accepting a permanent post in US Federal Court, Buffalo, NY in 1977. While raising family on Grand Island, very active at St. Stephen's parish, and after moving to Buffalo in 1980, did charity work at the Deaconess Hospital, bringing the ill and infirm to Sunday Mass. After retiring, Mrs. Paczysnki moved to Olean, NY in 2003 to be close to her son James and her five grandchildren, lending a hand. She there joined the Ancient Order of the Hibernians and was a member of the congregation at St. Mary's. Mrs Paczynski moved to Aiken, SC, in 2013 to escape the WNY winters. A memorial service will be held in the spring.