Edward Budziszewski of West Seneca, known as "Ed Budd the Butcher" during his working years, died unexpectedly at home Sunday. He was 92.
Born in Buffalo, he drove a trolley on the Fillmore and Broadway route before taking jobs as a salesman for National Biscuit Co. and Bond Bread.
From 1942 to 1989, he operated the Bailey-Lovejoy Market in Buffalo, where he was known to his customers as "Ed Budd the Butcher."
He retired briefly before taking a job as a security guard at Deaconess Center, where he worked until he was 90.
Mr. Budziszewski was known for his cooking skills, in particular baking and sausage-making.
He was also a member of several Polish singing groups
He was the widower of Josephine Marki Budziszewski.
Survivors include two sons, John and Edward J., both of Cheektowaga.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered today in Our Lady of Czestochowa Catholic Church, Cheektowaga. Entombment was in Holy Family Mausoleum at St. Adalbert Cemetery, Lancaster.