US Navy


Walter Praschak

August 15, 1935 ~ March 5, 2018 (age 82)



Walter Praschak, 82, of Linden, N.J., passed away at home on Monday, March 5, 2018.  Born in Taylor, Pennsylvania he came to New Jersey in 1960 living most of that time in Linden.  Walter was a passenger service representative for American Airlines at Newark for 35 years retiring in 1995.  Mr. Praschak was a member and a Trustee of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Elizabeth.  He was the beloved husband for 46 years of the late Priscilla A. (Hapstak) Praschak,  devoted father of Susan M. Lukenda & her husband Christopher of Linden and David J. Praschak of Sewell, NJ,   loving brother of John Praschak of Cincinnati, Ohio, Sonia Fedor of Taylor, Pa., Theodore Praschak of Taylor, Pa., and the late Marie Bergamino, Alyce Kristunas, Carol Secor, Joseph Praschak, and Jane Guzek, and cherished grandfather of Samantha & Tiffany Lukenda.

Viewing: Friday, 5:00-9:00 PM. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Saturday, March 10, 2018, 9:00 AM at the Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 E. St. Georges Ave, Linden NJ 07036 (908) 352-9190.  Funeral Service St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 668 South Broad Street, Elizabeth 10:00AM.  Interment Rosedale Cemetery, Linden.  Panachida Friday 7:30PM  In Lieu of flowers donations in his memory to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church or would be appreciated.


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