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Edmund J. Herowski, machinist, veteran Nov. 2, 1917 -- Sept. 19, 2005

Edmund J. Herowski, a veteran of World War II and a retired machinist for Hooker Chemicals & Plastics Corp., died Monday in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after a brief illness. He was 87.

Mr. Herowski was born in Niagara Falls and attended local schools.

He was a sergeant with the Army's C Battery, 14th Field Artillery Division, which saw action in the Ardennes, Central Europe, Normandy, Northern France, the Rhineland and Sicily. He was awarded the Bronze Star.

Mr. Herowski worked as a field machinist at Hooker for 33 years, retiring in 1980.

He was a member of the Hooker 25-Year Club and Portage Post, American Legion.

Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Burns of Niagara Falls; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1419 Falls St., after prayers at 9:15 in Labuda Funeral Home, 356 Portage Road. Burial, with military honors, will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Lewiston.

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