Mary Elizabeth Chudzin-ski, age 91, formerly of Lin-coln Avenue, Dunkirk, NY died Friday evening (July 4, 2014) at the Chautauqua County Home.
She was born in Fredo-nia, NY on Nov. 15, 1922, the daughter of the late John and Clara (Nieder-meyer) Dillenburg.
A Dunkirk resident for most of her life, Mrs. Chud-zinski was a retired beauti-cian who owned and operated Mary's Beauty Shop.
She loved doing word search, playing pinochle and playing with her great-granddaughter, Alexis.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Ellen (Da-vid) Smith of Dunkirk; her son, John M. (Lois) Chud-zinski of Drums, PA; two granddaughters, Julia Kaus and Kimberly (Steve) Ko-sierb; and two great grand-daughters, Elizabeth Kaus and Alexis Kosierb. Nieces and nephews also survive.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Chudzinski, who died Feb. 14, 1976; her sister, Ann Maucher; and two brothers, John and Thomas Dillen-berg.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be held Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 10 a.m. in St. Hyacinth's Church. Private interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. There will be no prior visitation. Flowers gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers, the family sug-gests memorials be made to the Chautauqua County Home Auxiliary Inc., 10836 Temple Road, Dun-kirk, NY. Arrangements by the Newman Funeral Home Inc.