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STANLEY N. HALICKI, RETIRED NEWS PRESSMAN

Stanley N. Halicki, 95, a retired pressman for The Buffalo News, died Saturday (Jan. 29, 2000) in St. Joseph Hospital, Cheektowaga.

Born in Pittsburgh, Halicki moved to Buffalo as a child.

He worked as a pressman for more than 50 years for Buffalo Color Press, the Buffalo Courier-Express and The News. He was a member of the Graphic Communications Union.

A bass in the Chopin Singing Society for more than 50 years, he was honored as a life member. He also sang in many local quartets and was a member of the Transfiguration Catholic Church choir.

He served in the National Guard during World War II.

He enjoyed reading, especially history. He also enjoyed hunting and the outdoors.

His wife, Gertrude Mazikowski Halicki, died in 1966.

Surviving are two daughters, Maria Walczak of Bennington and Michele Cofield; four grandchil-dren; and three great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. John Gualbert's Catholic Church, Gualbert Avenue and Doat Street, Cheektowaga, after prayers at 10 in Orlowski-Pietszak Funeral Home, 2400 William St., Cheektowaga.

Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Cheektowaga.

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