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Sept. 2, 1920 – Jan. 11, 2013

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary M. Major, a retired AM&A’s supervisor, will be offered at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Amelia Catholic Church, 2999 Eggert Road, Town of Tonawanda.

Mrs. Major, of Amherst, died Jan. 11 in the Canterbury Woods retirement community after a short illness. She was 92.

Born Mary Paukovits in Szombathely, Hungary, she started working in Buffalo as a seamstress at AM&A’s department store and eventually became a supervisor.

She was a member of St. Amelia Church.

Mrs. Major played tennis until age 90, was a member of the Buffalo Racquet Club, and won many national and state tennis awards.

She was the widow of Louis L. Major.