Deaths Death Notices
MAKARA - Stephen Age 92, died May 9, 2019 at Beechwood Homes where he resided the last three years. Born in Buffalo, he was the only son of Anna and Alexander Makara. Stephen was a U.S. Navy veteran having served from 1943-1946 in the Mediterranean and Pacific theaters. For many years he was employed as a technical writer for various companies in WNY. In 1946, he married his beloved wife, the former Alice Abramowics, who predeceased him in 2007. Both Stephen and Alice were artists and enthustiastic supporters of the Albright Knox Art Gallery. Stephen was recognized as a talented photographer and Alice was an acclaimed artist in her own right. Both were members of the Buffalo Society of Artists. Contributions in Stephens name can be made to the Albright Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY 14222. Arrangements by THE URBAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 6685 Transit Rd., East Amherst, NY.
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