A Mass of Christian Burial for A. Daniel "Don" Friscic, a former Buffalo-area resident, was offered Oct. 19 in Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glenville. Burial was in St. Anthony's Cemetery, East Glenville.
Mr. Friscic died Oct. 17 in Glendale Nursing Home, Scotia, after a long illness. He was 77.
Born in Lake View, he was a graduate of Woodlawn High School, where he was class president, class salutatorian and a member of the basketball team. He served in the Army during World War II and earned bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Buffalo.
Mr. Friscic was an engineer for General Electric Co. for more than 30 years, working in Buffalo, Syracuse and Huntsville, Ala., before retiring in 1985 and moving to Glenville, near Schenectady.
Active in Church of the Immaculate Conception in Glenville, he taught religious education classes and was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society and the Knights of Columbus.
Before leaving the Buffalo area, he taught engineering at Erie Community College.
He was a golfer and enjoyed tennis.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, the former Betty Page; three sons, David D. of Bethesda, Md., Dean J. of Niskayuna and Mark P. of Albany; two daughters, Kathleen A. of Burnt Hills and Karen M. Cash of Glenville; two brothers, Paul of Hamburg and Mark of Conifer, Colo.; two sisters, Julie Herrmann of East Aurora and Pearl Smith of Sunrise, Fla.; and three grandchildren.