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Passed away on October 29, 2020, at the age of 73. Predeceased by his parents, Wiktor and Kazimiera Chrzan; and beloved dog, Austin. Survived by his sisters, Mary Figler and Loretta (Philip) Chrzan-Williams; nieces and nephews, Mike (Sarah), Jim (Tammy), Brad (Melanie), Katie (Chris) and Josh (Lindsi); great-nieces and great-nephews; and a community of friends and neighbors.

Roman worked as a  Senior Technical Associate for 29 years in the Optical Manufacturing Group within the University of Rochester’s  Engineering Division at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics.  In that role, Roman  operated a 72” vacuum chamber that manufactured high-damage threshold, thin film optics used to build LLE’s OMEGA and EP lasers located in Rochester NY, the NIF laser located in Livermore CA, and the LMJ laser located in France.

Friends may call on THURSDAY November 5, 2020 from 2 – 4 PM at Miller Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. (3325 Winton Road South), where Roman’s Memorial Service will follow at 4 PM in The Interfaith Chapel of the funeral home.

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In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lollypop Farm (click HERE to donate online) or to Defenders of Wildlife (click HERE to donate online) in Roman’s memory.

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