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Joseph J. "Pop Pop" Przytulski Sr.

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Joseph J. "Pop Pop" Przytulski Sr. Obituary
LORAIN - Joseph J. "Pop Pop" Przytulski, Sr., age 91, of Lorain, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain.
He was born March 19, 1923, in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, and had resided in Lorain since the early 1950's.
Joseph served with the US Navy Seabees during World War II in the Aleutian and Philippine Islands. He was awarded the Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Pacific Theater Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon and Good Conduct Ribbon.
He worked for Thew Shovel as a traveling service mechanic and for Operating Engineers Local #18 of Cleveland.
Joseph was a member of Nativity BVM Catholic Church in Lorain and enjoyed attending church functions such as the annual picnic where he could dance to polka music.
Joseph enjoyed attending his great-granddaughters sporting events, fishing, gardening, and traveling and casino trips. He was a member of American Legion #118, in Amherst, and a life member of VFW Post #1079, in Elyria.
He is survived by his sons, Joseph J. Przytulski, Jr and Chuck Przytulski, both of Lorain; granddaughter, Michelle (Mike) Kachure; great-granddaughters, Lauren, Samantha and Abby Kachure of Lorain; grandson, Mike Przytulski (Linda) of Council Bluffs, Iowa; step great-grandchildren, Crystal (Rob) Stipe and Curtis (Amber) Hammett; and step great-great-grandchildren, Jonathan Stipe and Ethan and Kinsley Hammett.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Regina Przytulski (nee Swietsavage); daughter, Mary Ann Przytulski; parents, Charles and Delia Przytulski (nee Kovaleski); and brothers, Walter and Jerome Przytulski.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m.,Monday, at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at Nativity BVM Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain. The Rev. Edward Luca will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, in Lorain, where the Amherst Veterans Military Honor Guard will conduct military honors.
Memorial contributions can be made to Nativity BVM Catholic Church, 418 W. 15th St, Lorain, OH. 44052.
Online condolences can be made at www.gluvna.net.

Published in www.morningjournal.com on July 27, 2014
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