Wallace Pruszkowski

Wallace Pruszkowski, 99, of Punxsutawney, passed away June 13, 2015 at Christ the King Manor in DuBois.

Mr. Pruszkowski was born December 20, 1915 in Philadelphia, the middle son of the late Frank and Zofia (Twarowska) Pruszkowski.

He was a seven year US Navy veteran of WWII and Korean Conflicts. He served in the European and Pacific Theaters as a Communication Technician.

In 1946 he married Genevieve B. (Bargerstock) Pruszkowski and established their residence in Silver Spring, MD.

In 1954 he received a BCS Degree from Ben Franklin University in Washington, DC. Majoring in Accounting and Bussiness Law following with a careerin the US Treasury Department and retiring as an Auditor in 1977.

In 2001 he and his wife relaocated to Punxsutawney, Genevieve’s hometown.

He enjoyed classical music, followed business trends and had an avid interest in amateur radio activities. He Enjoyed being a member of the B and J Restaurant Club of Rochester Mills.

He is survived by one niece Irene Smith and husband David of Clayton NJ; one nephew John Pruszkowski and wife Gail of Philadelphia and a great niece Jessica Smith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers; Edward and Stanley, a daughter; Gwen Brown and after 63 years of marriage his beloved wife Genevieve in June of 2008.

Friends will be received from 9:30 am to 10:30 am Friday June 19 at the McCabe Funeral Home.

A Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 am at SSCD. Even though he was a lifelong Catholic and a member of SS. Cosmas and Damian Church, interment will be in the family plot at Mt. Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Bell Twp with military honors conducted by the Jefferson Co. Honor Gaurd.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church.

Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.


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