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Jan. 29, 1931 – April 17, 2014

Stanley F. Duszczak, a retired gas company foreman, died April 17 in his Cheektowaga home after a lengthy illness. He was 83.

Born in Buffalo, he was a graduate of Sloan High School. After working for the New York Central Railroad, he served in the Army during the Korean War, operating supply trains in Alaska.

Returning from service, Mr. Duszczak became a serviceman for former Iroquois Gas, now National Fuel Gas. He retired as a foreman at National Fuel’s Mineral Springs Road facility in 1994 after a 40-year career with the company.

He built and flew radio-controlled airplanes for many years and was a member of two flying clubs, the R.C. Aircrafters in Hamburg and the Pulsars in Newstead.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Donna; a daughter, Donna Daly; a brother, Frank; six stepchildren; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

There will be no services.