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Michael J. Krasulski Sr.

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September 23, 2010

Michael J. Krasulski Sr., 60, of West Kirmar Avenue, Alden Station section of Newport Township, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2010, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township. He was seriously ill since May. Born on October 14, 1949, in Nanticoke, he was a son of Dolores Wintergrass Krasulski, Alden Station, and the late John Krasulski. He was a member of the last class of the former Newport Township High School, graduating in 1967. After high school he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps where he served for four years and two tours of duty in Vietnam. Mr. Krasulski also graduated with honors from Johnson Technical Institute. Earlier in life, he was employed at Air Products, Hanover Township, and, since 1984, he was employed at Tobyhanna Army Depot as a mechanic. He was a member of Nebo Baptist Church, Nanticoke, American Legion Post No. 971, Wanamie, and American Legion Post No. 350, Nanticoke. He also had been a member of the former Alden Social Club. He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed hunting, fishing and shooting. Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife of 37 years, the former Eva Bostock, whom he married on September 1, 1973; sons, Michael J. Krasulski Jr., Philadelphia; Matthew Krasulski and his wife, Tracie, Old Forge, and Jeffrey Krasulski and his wife, Raycharlyn, Dingmans Ferry, Pa.; a granddaughter, Kendall Krasulski; sisters, Patricia Fitzpatrick and her husband, Kevin, Westfield, N.J., and Gloria Dickins and her husband, John, Plant City, Fla.; as well as nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday from Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke, with Pastor Timothy G. Hall officiating. Interment with military honors will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Pa. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions in his memory be made to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, 2600 Virginia Ave. NW, Suite 104, Washington, DC 20037, or to Nebo Baptist Church, 75 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke, PA 18634.
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Published in Times Leader on Sept. 24, 2010
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