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ALBERT C. WAGNER, POWERHOUSE ENGINEER

Albert C. Wagner, 91, of Sloan, a retired powerhouse engineer who was still teaching people how to dance until he got sick a month ago, died Friday (Sept. 22, 2000) in St. Joseph Hospital in Cheektowaga.

Born in Buffalo, he served in an Army tank unit during World War II. He was a life member of Harvey D. Morin Post 2940, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Wagner was employed by National Aniline as a powerhouse engineer for 35 years. After his retirement, he worked for his son's construction business, which specializes in masonry and concrete products.

He enjoyed bowling and dancing, and was a dancing instructor at West Seneca Senior Center until his illness.

Survivors include his wife, the former Julia Sieg of Hamburg; two daughters, Shirley Kaitanowski of West Seneca and Alberta Bork; a son, Gerald of West Falls; two sisters, Bernadine Smith of Florida and Virginia St. George; a brother, Clarence of Orchard Park; five grandchildren; and a beloved friend, Harriet Panek of Sloan.

Prayers will be said at 9:15 a.m. Monday in Curtin Funeral Home, 1340 Union Road, West Seneca, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Crocker and Reiman streets, Sloan.

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