George M. Kruckvich, R.N., 72, of White, Pa, died early Wednesday morning, August 7, 2019 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.
He was born October 23, 1946 in Everson, the son of the late Joseph and Julia Surniak Kruckvich.
George was a graduate of Scottdale High School, Class of 1964 & Penn State University, in 1995 with a BSN. R.N. Degree.
He was employed by the Department of Health in the Monessen office for 16 years as a BSN, R.N.. He was also employed by Mathies Mine of New Eagle from 1977-1990.
He was a member of the Dept of the Air Force, stationed at 911th Pittsburgh Air Reserve station, from 1977 to 1994, attaining the rank of M/SGT. Previously he was in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard 28th division 110th Inf, Scottdale with 12 years of service, attaining the rank of SGT First Class.
George was a member of Elks BPOE #503, Connellsville, Life member of Air Force Sergeants Association and Penn State Alumni.
George is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved him,
His Loving and devoted children:
Michael J. Kruckvich of Greensburg
David J. and wife Dr. Stephanie Kruckvich of Manassas, VA.
Oliver G. Kruckvich of Manassas, VA.
Ann Gile of Culepepper, VA.
His two Sister's-In-Law:
Ester Kruckvich of McClure
Catherine Kruckvich of Clarington, PA
In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by:
His Wife, Diane Hughes Kruckvich (August 8, 2017)
A Sister: Matilda "Tillie" Haley
His Brother's: Walter Kruckvich (Sept. 28, 2017)
And Thomas Kruckvich (November 4, 2005)
In honoring George’s wishes, there will be no visitation. His cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale.
A Memorial Service with full Military Honors, will be held Monday, August 19, 2019 at 1PM, in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, PA.
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