Paul J. Kurosky, 86, of Montrose, died Tuesday at Celtic Hospice, Wilkes-Barre, after an extended illness. His wife of 30 years is Audrey Kurosky.
Born June 3, 1927, in Montrose, to the late Chester and Margaret Kalinoski Kurosky, Paul was a life member of Holy Name of Mary Church, a World War II Army
veteran, and talented carpenter. He was an avid trapper and hunter; he enjoyed camping, especially at trapper's conventions all over the U.S.
Also surviving are his daughter, Cheryl Kurosky, Apalachin, N.Y.; stepchildren and their spouses, Linda and Claire Williams, Athens; Perry Maddox, Wyalusing; Larry Maddox, Pearl, Miss.; Beth and Paul Allen, Monroeton; Rex and Carol Barbur, Jessup; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by five sisters; Evelyn Abramson, Frances Kurosky, Josephine Ingraham, MaryAnn Kurosky and Celia Cedarborg; four brothers, Lucian, Leo, Pete and Raymond Kurosky; stepdaughter, Darlene Bunnell; and grandson, Tyler Bunnell.
Mass of Christian Burial will Saturday at 11 a.m. in Holy Name of Mary Church, to be celebrated by the Rev. Phillip Rayappan. Interment will be in the Holy Name of Mary Cemetery.
Visitation will be Saturday, 9 to 10:45 a.m., at the Daniel K. Regan Funeral Home. Donations in Paul's memory can be made to Holy Name of Mary Building Fund, 278 S. Main St., Montrose, PA 18801.