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A Mass of Christian Burial for Patrolman David B. Pawlukovich, 41, will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1413 Pine Ave. Prayers will be said at 9:45 in the Spallino-Amigone Funeral Home, 1300 Pine Ave.

Burial in Oakwood Cemetery will be private.

Pawlukovich, a member of the Police Department since 1985, died Sunday (Dec. 16, 1990) in St. Francis Hospital, Olean, after apparently suffering a heart attack at his hunting cabin near Cuba.

He had traveled with family members to the Southern Tier to cut a Christmas tree, a relative said.

He was a member of the Police Department's street crime unit and emergency response team.

He was fond of hunting and outdoor activities and was a former coach and director with the Whirlpool Little League.

A native of Clearfield, Pa., he had lived in Niagara Falls since 1951. He served in Germany with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

He worked at Airco Co. and as an emergency medical technician for Frontier and Niagara Ambulance services before joining the Police Department.

He was engaged to be married Jan. 12 to Elizabeth Francis.

Surviving are a daughter, Kari Lynn; a stepdaughter, Christine E. Lynch; a stepson, Robert A. Lynch; his father, Alexander; two brothers, Kenneth A. and Gary R., and a sister, Lori Ann Artunjan.

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