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Leo A. Bukiewicz, tool-and-die maker Died Feb. 1, 2006

MEDINA -- Leo A. Bukiewicz, a tool-and-die maker for more than 40 years, died Wednesday in Medina Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was 84.

A native of Batavia, he graduated from school there.

Mr. Bukiewicz served in the Navy during World War II.

He worked as a tool-and-die maker at Dohler-Jarvis, Batavia, retiring in 1981 as a supervisor.

Mr. Bukiewicz was a third - degree member of Medina Council 651, Knights of Columbus, and a member of Butts-Clark Post, American Legion, and Lincoln Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He married Lorraine M. Washak in 1943 in Medina.

He enjoyed woodworking.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include three sons, Paul of Rochester, Michael of Laredo, Texas, and John of Arlington, Va.; six daughters, Lois of Carmichael, Calif., Jean Zaffirini of Laredo, Ellen Goheen of Medina, Ruth Miro of Bakersfield, Calif., and Mary O'Grady and Barbara, both of Albion; and nine grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary Catholic Church, West Avenue and Eagle Street. Burial will be in the church cemetery.


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