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March 16, 1942 – May 8, 2013

Joseph J. Maciejewski of Alden, a retired executive for Household Finance Corp. who was active in his church, died Wednesday in Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga, after a lengthy illness. He was 71.

Born in Sloan, Mr. Maciejewski was a 1959 graduate of Bishop Ryan High School and earned an associate degree in accounting from Bryant & Stratton Business Institute in 1961.

After serving in the Army, he went to work for Household Finance Corp., retiring as an assistant vice president in 1992. During the early 1990s, he served on the board of directors of Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo.

He was an active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, a member of its Holy Name Society and a Eucharistic minister.

An avid golfer, Mr. Macijewski was a member of the Men’s Club of Elma Meadows Golf Course, and was known as “Good Golfer Joe.” More recently, he was a member at Diamond Hawk Golf Course.

Mr. Maciejewski was described as a devoted family man with a kind heart and quick wit.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, the former Justine Walkowski; two daughters, Gwen Yoder and Julie Kirschner; two sons, Daniel and Scott; and two brothers, Ronald Marten and Jerome.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today in St. John the Baptist Church, 2021 Sandridge Road, Alden.