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A Mass of Resurrection for former Buffalo resident Mark R. Ungerer will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Columba Catholic Church in Paxton, Mass. Burial will be in Mooreland Cemetery, Paxton.

Ungerer died Monday (March 27, 1995) in Orlando (Fla.) Medical Center after a long illness. He was 55.

Born in Buffalo, he earned a degree in chemistry from the University of Mississippi.

After working from 1962 to 1966 as a technical representative for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., he joined FLEXcon Co. Inc. in Massachusetts. He became president of the company in 1978 and was appointed vice chairman and chief executive officer in 1990.

He was a co-founder and past chairman of the Berkshire Chapter of the Young Presidents' Organization and served as membership chairman of the group's New England chapter. He also was a past president of the Association of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators.

Active in community affairs, he was Worcester Business Magazine's 1992 business person of the year. He received the Brotherhood Award from the National Conference of Christians and Jews in 1990. In 1991, he was given the Isaiah Thomas Award.

He enjoyed fishing, golf, skiing, racquetball, collecting fine wines and speaking on behalf of charitable organizations.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, the former Dorothy Ventura; two sons, Brian of Bangor, Maine, and Michael of Paxton; a daughter, Denise of Paxton; his mother, Virginia Ungerer of Williamsville; and a sister, Virginia Culligan of Eggertsville.


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