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Walter Puchalski

October 10, 1942 August 7, 2019
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Walter Puchalski
Quakertown, PA/ Utica

Walter Puchalski 76, of Quakertown, PA and formerly of Utica passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the Genesis Healthcare Facility in Quakertown, PA. Walter was a Utica resident for over 50 years. In retirement years he relocated to Hot Springs, AK and then later Quakertown, PA.

He was born on October 10, 1942 in Wyzega, Poland a son of the late Joseph and Marianna Puchalski. He came to America in 1961. In 1971 in Poland he was united in marriage to Halina. A blessed union of over 48 years filled with much love and mutual devotion.

Walter was employed with Bendix Corporation in Utica retiring in 2002 after many years of dedicated service. He along with his wife Halina were in home care providers for special needs members in their community. This was a labor of love for both Walter and Halina. They were dedicated to opening their home and offering great care and considered each of their clients a part of their family.

Walter was a loving husband, father and grandfather who cherished the time that he spent with his family, especially his adored children and grandchildren. He was very proud of his children and shared their accomplishments with everyone that he knew. He loved football, horseracing, and going to the casino.

He is survived by his wife Halina of Quakertown, PA, his children, a daughter Sylvia (Michael) Kirwan of San Antonio, TX, and a son Thomas (Derya) Puchalski of Doylestown, PA. His adored grandchildren, Andrew and Hanna Kirwan, and Melissa and Joseph Puchalski. He leaves a sister Gladys (Ronald) Zaleski of Scotia, NY and a sister-in-law, Zofia Puchalski of Yorkville, NY, also many special nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph and Edward Puchalski, a sister Helen Witkowski and brother-in-law Stefan Witkowski.

The family wishes to sincerely thank the staff of Grandview Hospice for the wonderful care and compassion that was given to Walter during his illness.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:00 AM from the Dimbleby Funeral Homes Inc. 40 Main St. in Whitesboro and at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Church in Utica where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.


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4:00 PM 8/15/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/15/2019 7:00:00 PM
Dimbleby Funeral Homes - Whitesboro

40 Main Street
Whitesboro, NY 13492

Dimbleby Funeral Homes - Whitesboro
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Holy Trinity Church

Lincoln Avenue
Utica, NY 13501

Holy Trinity Church
Lincoln Avenue Utica 13501 NY
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Whitestown, NY

Whitestown NY
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