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Obituaries

  • Joseph F. Pilewsky Jr.

    Joseph F. Pilewsky Jr.

Joseph F. Pilewsky Jr., 89

Dec. 24, 2014

Joseph F. Pilewsky Jr.

Joseph F. Pilewsky Jr.

Joseph F. Pilewsky Jr., 89, of North Port, Fla., passed away Wednes­day, Dec. 24, 2014, at Tidewell Hos­pice in Port Charlotte.

Born on Feb. 1, 1925, in Strouds­burg, Pa., he moved to Florida 40 years ago from Sus­sex County, N.J. Mr. Pilewsky served in the U.S. Army and he retired from the U.S. Picatinny Arse­nal in Dover, N.J., after 26 years. He was a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Legion in North Port.

He is pre-deceased by seven siblings.

Sur­vivors include his lov­ing wife of 69 years, Loretta M. of North Port; a son, Joseph F. Pilewsky III of North Port; two daugh­ters, San­dra Blais of North Port and Chris­tine Devens of Lehigh Acres; a sis­ter, Mar­jorie Henry of East Strouds­burg, Pa.; seven grand­chil­dren and five great-grand children

Vis­i­ta­tion will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Tues­day, Dec. 30, at the Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory, 3070 S. McCall Road. Inter­ment with hon­ors will fol­low at 11:30 a.m. Wednes­day, Dec. 31, at Sara­sota National VA Cemetery.

You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com