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Leonard B. Krajewski, retired electrician
Oct. 26, 1916 -- Jan. 31, 2006

A Mass of Christian Burial for Leonard B. Krajewski, a Union Carbide retiree, will be offered at 9 a.m. today in St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 885 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. Burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.

Mr. Krajewski of Eggertsville died Tuesday in Kenmore Mercy Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was 89.

Born in Buffalo, he was a graduate of Technical High School.

Mr. Krajewski retired from the Linde Division of Union Carbide Corp. in the late 1970s, after a career of about 40 years. An electrician, he worked on the Manhattan Project. At the time of his retirement he was maintenance superintendent. He was a member of the Union Carbide Retirees.

An avid league bowler and golfer, Mr. Krajewski enjoyed vacationing at Allegany State Park. He also enjoyed dancing the polka. An active parishioner of St. Leo's, Mr. Krajewski served as travel chairmen of the church's senior group, Young at Heart.

His wife of 62 years, the former Clara Kalinowski, died in February 2003.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Lipome of Amherst and Patricia Klingenmaier of Alexander, Va.; four sons, John L. of Grand Island, Terrence L. of Attica, Michael P. of Amherst and Mark T. of Lockport; a sister, Viola Miller of Cheektowaga; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.


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