Francis Pavlovsky

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(Home News Tribune)

AGE: 92
Dr. Francis Pavlovsky, D.D.S., 92, of Flemington, entered into eternal rest on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at his home. He was born in Perth Amboy and lived in Metuchen for 58 years before moving to Flemington two years ago. Dr. Pavlovsky graduated from Perth Amboy High School in 1934, NYU in 1938, and The University of Pennsylvania in 1942 with his D. D.S. He had his dental practice on State Street in Perth Amboy for 36 years before retiring in 1982. He served his country in the Army during World War II in the Medical Corps in the 10th army field hospital. He served in North Africa, Italy, Germany, and France, and received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. He also served in the first medical corp that went into the Dachau Camp. Dr. Pavlovsky was one of the founding members of Temple Neve Shalom in Metuchen and was a a member of the Middlesex County and N.J. Dental Assn.
He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Siegel Pavlovsky to whom he was married for 63 years; his son, Dr. Arnold M. Pavlovsky of Southampton; daughter, Jeannie Castells and her husband Manuel of Lambertville; two grandchildren, Carmen Schofield and her husband Charles and Catalina Castells; and great-granddaughter, Rowan Marvil.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at Temple Neve Shalom, 250 Grove Ave., Metuchen. Interment will follow in Beth Israel Memorial Park, Woodbridge. Arrangements are entrusted to the Flynn and Son Funeral Home, Fords. For directions, or to send condolence messages, visit our website at

Published in Home News Tribune on Oct. 30, 2010
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