Walter William Korpusik Jr., 88, of Wood Duck Lane, Tariffville, Conn., beloved husband of the late Stella Subsak Korpusik, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, in his home.
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He was born May 25, 1924, in Wilkes-Barre, son of the late Walter William Korpusik and Mary Danielchek Korpusik. He had lived in Wilkes-Barre for many years prior to moving to Tariffville, Conn., 13 years ago to be closer to his daughters.
Walter was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy and had retired from the U.S. Navy Reserve.
Mr. Korpusik was a kitchen supervisor for the Pennsylvania State Penitentiary prior to his retirement.
He was a member of Our Lady of Hope Church, Wilkes-Barre, and the American Legion. Walter enjoyed playing with his grandsons, gardening, cooking, reading and decorating for holidays.
He is survived by his two daughters, Mary Korpusik and her husband, Murty Bhamidipati, and Stella Korpusik Teller and her husband, Michael, all of Simsbury, Conn.; and two grandsons, Arjun Walter and Ravi Robert Bhamidipati.
He was predeceased by his brother, John Korpusik.
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Hope, Wilkes-Barre, at 1 p.m. Friday followed by burial in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Memorial donations in his name may be made to the Simsbury Volunteer Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 301, Simsbury, CT 06070.
Please visit Walter's Book of Memories at vincentfuneralhome.com for condolences.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2013