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Constantine "Gus" Korwatch (1922 - 2012)

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Korwatch, Constantine "Gus"

Constantine "Gus" Korwatch of Yonkers died on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at age 89. Born on December 2, 1922 to Anthony and Catherine (Screipy) Korwatch in Yonkers where he was raised and graduated from Commerce High School and also the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. He served as an engineer aboard various ships during World War II and served on Active Duty with the U.S. Navy during the Korean war; reaching the rank of Lieutenant. Mr. Korwatch worked as an engineer for Yonkers Raceway and retired in 1993. He served as a member of the examining Board of Engineers for the City of Yonkers for twenty-nine years. On July 3, 1957, he married Pauline Rice, she died in December, 2001. Gus was a life member of Disabled American Vets (Chapter 16) and a parishioner of Prophet Elias Church. He is survived by two brothers Alexander and Lawrence and predeceased by three sisters, Marie, Evelyn and Lydia and several nieces and nephews and great friend to his neighbors. Visiting hours will be at the Whalen and Ball Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 6th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 7th at 10:00 a.m. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery. Donations to Disabled Vets Association.

Whalen & Ball Funeral Home

168 Park Avenue

Yonkers, New York 10703

914-965-5488

www.whalenandballfh.com

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Published in the The Journal News from Nov. 5 to Nov. 6, 2012
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