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Adam Pavlisin, 76, of 85th Street, a retired worker in Laborers Local 91, died Friday (Nov. 20, 1998) at his home after a long illness.

Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, he moved to Pennsylvania in 1929, working in the coal mines there.

Pavlisin served as a medic in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He moved to Niagara Falls in 1955 and worked with Laborers Local 91 as a Class A blaster, retiring in 1976.

His wife, the former Marie "Mary" Novak, died in 1995.

Survivors include a daughter, Marie Raymond; three brothers, Andrey Sr. of Maple Heights, Ohio, and Richard and David, both of Mentor, Ohio; five sisters, Mary Manges of Bradenton, Fla., Molly Powell of Chesterland, Ohio, Elsie McElhaney of Windber, Pa., Helen Vekich of Barker and Margaret Miano of the City of Tonawanda; and a granddaughter.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Lane Funeral Home, Inc., 8622 Buffalo Ave. Burial will be in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston.


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