Bruno Cios, a native of Poland, died Saturday in Deaconess Center, Buffalo, after a lengthy illness. He was 79.
He moved to Canada from Poland in 1947 and came to the United States in 1955.
Mr. Cios worked as a laborer for 25 years at General Abrasives, retiring in 1989.
He enjoyed gardening and landscaping.
His wife, Helena Herowski Cios, died in 1998.
Survivors include two daughters, Judith Bates of Fenwick, Ont., and Diane Clark of Thorold, Ont.; a son, Jerry of Sanborn; a sister in Poland; and five grandchildren.
Services are private. Burial was in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Lewiston.