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2017-08-10 / Obituaries

Paul H. Augustyniak, elevator worker

Augustyniak Augustyniak Paul H. Augustyniak, 78, of Lancaster, died Sunday, July 30, 2017.

Mr. Augustyniak graduated from Buffalo Public School No. 24, Hutch Tech High School and Erie County Technical Institute as well as various elevator industry schools. He worked for Campbell Elevator, Dover Elevator and thyssenkrupp Elevator and retired from DCB Elevator.

Mr. Augustyniak was a member of the Army National

Guard for three enlistments, serving as a member of the anti-aircraft 90-millimeter gun battalion as well as the Nike surface to-air missile system. As a model railroad enthusiast, he built and ran several large Lionel train layouts in the basement of his home. He also enjoyed riding his John Deere tractor to mow his property.

Mr. Augustyniak is survived by his wife, Carol (nee Styn), and three siblings, James, Jack, and Janice Kostelny.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Aug. 3 from Resurrection Church. Arrangements were made by the Danzer, Dengler & Roberts Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc.

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