June Kubarski, a 50-year breast cancer survivor, died Friday in Niagara Hospice House, Lockport. She was 82.
Mrs. Kubarski worked as a dental hygiene teacher for the Niagara Wheatfield school system for 20 years.
A Paterson, N.J., native, she grew up in Niagara Falls and had been a Youngstown resident since 1958.
She graduated in the inaugural dental hygiene class at what is now Erie Community College. She also earned her teaching certificate from Cortland State.
Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Matthew; two daughters, Katherine and Ruth; and a son, Karl.
A memorial service will be scheduled.