LORAIN: Joseph J."Joe P" Przytulski, Jr., age 67, of Lorain, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Bradley Bay Health Center in Bay Village. |
He was born April 15th, 1947, in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, and had resided in Lorain since the early 1950s.
Joseph graduated from Lorain High School in 1965. He served as a Master Sergeant in the Army National Guard 112th combat engineer unit in Lorain Ohio.
He served as a Volunteer Fire Fighter for the City of Amherst in the 1970s and worked as a foreman at the Ford Motor Company in Lorain from where he retired in 2002.
He loved doing home improvement work after retirement and enjoyed boating, watching Nascar and Cleveland sports, fishing, casino trips, trips to the Lake Erie islands, and spending time with his granddaughters and family.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #1442 in Amherst, VFW Post #1662 in Amherst, AMVETS Post #47 in Lorain, Beaver Park Yacht Club in Lorain and was a founding father of the Ghetto Yacht Club at Beaver Park North Marina.
He is survived by his brother, Chuck Przytulski of Lorain; daughter, Michelle (Mike) Kachure of Lorain; granddaughters, Lauren, Samantha and Abby Kachure of Lorain; son, Mike Przytulski (Linda) of Council Bluffs, Iowa; step grandchildren, Crystal (Rob) Stipe and Curtis (Amber) Hammett; and step great-grandchildren, Jonathan Stipe and Ethan and Kinsley Hammett.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph J. Przytulski, Sr.; mother, Regina Przytulski (nee Swietsavage); sister, Mary Ann Przytulski; grandparents, Charles and Delia Przytulski (nee Kovaleski); and uncles, Walter and Jerome Przytulski.
Sadly, his father Joseph died this past Thursday, July 24, and the family has decided to have both wakes and funerals at the same time beginning with viewing hours 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.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on July 28, 2014