Brian D. Kuklewicz, 41, of Cheektowaga, an applications engineer with Burns Cascade, was returning to Buffalo from a business trip when he died in the Feb. 12 crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407.
He was a graduate of Seneca Vocational High School and Buffalo State College. He earned a degree in manufacturing engineering.
Mr. Kuklewicz was an outdoorsman who enjoyed bicycling, camping and traveling with his wife, Karen. They were married 14 years and had twin sons, Nicholas and Jacob, who just turned 9.
His family remembers him for his sense of humor and the practical jokes he played on friends and family.
Besides his wife and sons, he is survived by his mother, Christine, and a sister, Brenda.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today in Our Lady of Czestochowa Catholic Church, 2158 Clinton St., Cheektowaga.