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Marie Nasilowski MacCalus of Buffalo, onetime manager of Acres of Books bookstores, died Tuesday (Oct. 28, 1997) in Woodland Park Health Care Center, Salamanca. She was 82.

The former Marie Linkowski managed the downtown Buffalo bookstore and later managed the expanding firm's bookstores in Philadelphia and Trenton, N.J., returning to Buffalo to retire.

Earlier, she worked several years for Deco Restaurants and managed the Deco restaurant on Jefferson Avenue.

Her husband, John A. Sr., died in 1986.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Nash of San Diego and John A. MacCalus Jr. of Beach Haven, N.J.; a sister, Helen Linkowski Leckey; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial Mass will be offered at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 22 in St. Casimir's Catholic Church, Casimir and Weimar streets.

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