Philip C. "Pete" Brundage

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Philip C. "Pete" Brundage, 95, of Falls, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018, at his home.

Born in Tunkhannock on Oct. 5, 1922, Pete was the son of the late Julia Carpenter Brundage.

Pete was a proud U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He served on the carrier USS San Jacinto, along with President George Bush Sr., during the Battle of Midway. Pete was awarded many medals throughout his service, including the Philippine Liberation Ribbon, World War II Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the Presidential Unit Citation.

After his discharge from the Navy, Pete was employed by the Thatcher Glass Co. in New Jersey before retiring from Procter & Gamble in Mehoopany, where he worked in security.

He was a member of the American Legion at large and a Navy recruiter in Pittston.

Pete enjoyed fishing and he and his wife made many fishing trips to Canada.

In addition to his mother, Pete was preceded in death by his beloved wife, of 65 years, Bernice Brundage; his infant son, Vincent; his son, Charles; his daughter, Madalyn Woods; his brother, David Brundage; and his dog, Buddy.

Surviving are his daughter, Bernice Lubianetsky and her husband, Nicholas, Harding; grandson, Michael Lubianetsky and his wife, Alexis, Havertown; granddaughter, Lynn Waltz and her husband, William, Palmyra; sister-in-law, Genevieve Meckes, West Palm Beach, Fla.; brother-in-law, Frank Ryder, Harding; and nephew, Robin Meckes, West Palm Beach, Fla.

A blessing service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Bednarski Funeral Home, 168 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming.

Interment will follow in Mountain View Burial Park, Harding, where full military honors will be provided by the AMVETS of Greater Pittston.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge, 974 Lockville Road, Dallas, PA 18612, or to the Luzerne County SPCA, 524 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

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Published in Citizens' Voice from Mar. 12 to Mar. 13, 2018
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