George W. Paliscak, 88, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020, He was born August 29, 1931 in East Pittsburgh, a son of the late George W. and Anna Polesnak Paliscak. Prior to his retirement, George was employed as a union carpenter and was a veteran of the US Army having served during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Agnes Church, enjoyed woodworking, making rosary's and donating them to the church and was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Ruth Kapisak Paliscak; son, Christopher; brother, William Paliscak; and sisters, Theresa Churik and Mary Paliscak. He is survived by his sons, David Paliscak (Sally), Daniel Paliscak; daughter, Julie Puhl (Michael); daughter-in-law, Jennifer Paliscak; nine grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday at St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon. Interment will be private in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Emma's Monastery, Greensburg. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published March 09, 2020.