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Pauline H. Major, 89, a retired clerk-typist, died Sunday (Jan. 23, 2000) in Oakwood Health Care Center, Amherst, after a lengthy illness.

Born Pauline Puckart in Manhattan, she attended New York City schools. She worked as a clerk-typist for Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. in New York City for 10 years, retiring in 1967. She moved to the Buffalo area in 1980.

She was a member of the St. Barnabas Senior Citizens in Depew and the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Bellrose. She enjoyed dancing, roller skating, baking, sewing, crocheting, knitting, and arts and crafts. She became a bowler at the age of 70.

Her husband, Walter, died in 1995.

Surviving are two daughters, Judith A. of Cheektowaga and Joanne F. Walsh of Bay Shore, L.I.; a sister, Olga A. Mederik of Queens; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 2049 George Urban Blvd., Depew, after prayers at 9:30 in Urban-Amigone Funeral Home, 3645 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lackawanna.


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