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Thomas G. Puskar 81, Alcoa retiree, family man
Thomas G. Puskar, 81, of Lititz, passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 at Conestoga View, Lancaster.
Born in Hazelton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Kushnerick Puskar. His wife, Eleanor L. Jones Puskar, passed away in March.
Tom was employed by Alcoa, formerly known as Howmet and Alumax, of Lancaster for 30 years, retiring in 1991. In retirement, he worked part time for Manheim Auto Auction until 2002. Tom was also involved in his late wife’s trucking business, Eleanor L. Puskar and Son Trucking of Lititz. He was a 1948 graduate of Hazelton High School and was of the Catholic faith. An avid baseball fan, Tom also enjoyed other sports and polka music. Very family oriented, he loved to host cookouts and take family vacations to the mountains and amusement parks.
Tom will be deeply missed by his children: Connie D. Getz of Lancaster, Ronald A. Puskar of Lancaster, Shirley M. Puskar of Reinholds, and Helen S., wife of Daniel Frey of Manheim; his grandchildren: Angelic "Angel," Colby, Denny Ray, Sean, and Daniel; his great-grandchildren: Amanda, Ashlei, Kason, and Rolan; his great-great-grandson: Anthony; and his sister: Helen, wife of Hank Salkovich.
He was preceded in death by his grandson: Michael J. Hurst.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Elizabethtown on Dec. 20 with the Reverend David L. Danneker, Ph.D. as Celebrant. He was interred in Middle Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Ephrata Twp.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Four Diamonds Fund, c/o Hershey Medical Center, Office of University Development and Alumni Relations, 600 Centerview Drive, PO Box 852, Hershey, PA 17033-0852.
Online condolences may be given at sheetzfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Sheetz Funeral Home, Mount Joy.
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