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Theodore Bojinoff, an award-winning photographer and retired draftsman and engineer, died Oct. 13 in Father Baker Manor, Orchard Park, after a short illness. He was 73.

A native of Macedonia, he moved to Lackawanna at age 8 with his parents. He graduated from Lackawanna High School and Buffalo State Teachers College.

He served in the Army in the early 1950s, doing a tour of duty in Austria.

Mr. Bojinoff worked as a draftsman and engineer in Erie County Water Authority's service center in Cheektowaga for 46 years, retiring in 1991.

An award-winning photographer, he had works exhibited in Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Art Dialogue Gallery. He also taught photography in Hamburg High School, and sold many of his photographs.

Survivors include his wife, the former Jovana Miladinov, a daughter, Joanne, and a son, Boris T., all of Orchard Park.

Services and burial will be private.


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