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Nov. 3, 1937 – June 6, 2014

Marjorie E. Amirian, a longtime Town of Amherst employee, died Friday in her Williamsville home after a brief illness. She was 76.

The former Marjorie Slojkowski was born in Buffalo and graduated from Bishop McMahon High School in 1955.

She worked as a telephone operator for several years, then married Edward Amirian in 1961 and raised two children. Mrs. Amirian went back to school and earned an associate degree from Erie Community College in 1988.

Mrs. Amirian worked for the Town of Amherst for about 15 years, retiring as an administrative assistant in 1998.

Besides her husband of 52 years, Edward, Mrs. Amirian is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Pollard of Clarence Center; a son, Jason of Akron; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst, 6320 Main St.