john puskaric
John W. Puskaric, 92, of South Park, PA, died Sunday June 21, 2015, at his home. Born on January 12, 1923, in McKeesport, PA, John was the son of the late Dane and Mildred Bozeiavic Puskaric. His father passed away in 1952 and his mother in 1976. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Catherine Marsh, on November 14, 2004. John served in the United States Army , as a radio operator, and fought in the Battle of the Bulge, America's bloodiest battle of World War II. He retired after over 40 years with United Airlines, where he started as a Radio Operator and retired as a Load Planner with the airlines. His love for radios and computers carried with him throughout his life. He also found enjoyment canoeing on the local waterways, and biking. John is survived by his sister, Ellie Hayes, of Belle Vernon, PA; his four nephews, Fred, Bill, Eric and John Marsh and one niece Kathy Berkoben Funeral graveside services will take place on 1 PM Wednesday at the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Port Vue, PA. Rev. Fr. Michael Maranowski will preside. Share tributes and memories at

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  1. May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

    May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

    May your memories of John W. Puskaric, give you peace, comfort and strength…

    Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.

    I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family of….. US Army Veteran, John W. Puskaric, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

    † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 â€

  2. Every time I see or hear about sardines, I’ll think of “Unk”. Thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

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