Michael F. Privuznak
Michael F. Privuznak of Tunkhannock passed away on Aug 1st at the Meadows Nursing Home in Dallas. He was born in New York City, NY on August 8, 1932 son of the late John and Anna C. Mahala Privuznak.
He was a 1950 graduate of St Annes Academy in New York City and served in the US Army during the Korean conflict. He was a 25 year veteran of the Army reserve serving with the 78th Division retiring as Sergeant Major of the 2nd Battalion 2nd Brigade in Lodi, NJ. Prior to his retirement he was employed for several years at National Standard Athenia Steel Division in Clifton, NJ. He was a member of the Church of The Nativity BVM in Tunkhannock, its Holy Name Society, and a member of the Father Francis Perkosky Knights of Columbus. Mike was the family historian.
Mike was preceded in death by his loving wife of forty years Ethel Horvath Privuznak. Surviving are his sisters Louise DeStories of Sun City, Az., JoAnne Lynch and husband John of Shickshinny, Marianne OConnell and Husband Jim, Lenoir, NC, brother John and wife Marie Jensen Beach, Fla. and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. .
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 am at the Church of the Nativity BVM in Tunkhannock. Interment will be in Pieta Cemetery Tunkhannock. Family will receive friends at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga Street Tunkhannock on Monday evening from 6 8 pm.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Geno Merli Veterans Center, 401 Penn Ave., Scranton, Pa. 18503. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.