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JAN. 15, 1913 -- APRIL 1, 2005

A Mass of Christian Burial for Norman A. Gieger will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Sandridge Road, Alden. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Alden.

Mr. Gieger, of Alden, died Friday in the Erie County Home after a long illness. He was 92.

He was born in Buffalo and moved to Alden in 1950.

He graduated from college and worked as an accountant for New York State.

Mr. Gieger served in the Army during World War II.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was a founder and first grand knight of Father John Schaus Council 4652. He was a member of St. John's Church, where he was chairman of a pro-life group, member of the Holy Name Society and scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 117 and Cub Scout Pack 78.

Mr. Gieger was an American Red Cross volunteer and brought in more than $5,000 in such as projects as swimming a mile to raise funds.

His wife, Vivian, died in 1983.

Survivors include a daughter, Anne White of Brooklyn; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


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