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John P. Krupinski

April 1, 2014

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John P. Krupinski, 83, of the Bellevue section of Scranton, died Tuesday morning at the Regional Hospital of Scranton E/R. Born in Scranton on April 4, 1930, he was a son of the late John and Catherine Havrilko Krupinski. He was a graduate of West Scranton High School where he was a football letterman. He was a lifelong member of St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church, the church choir, church fund raising committee and former Manager for the American Ukrainian Veterans Assoc. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, and worked as a deliveryman for the former Globe Store, Scavone Floral and was presently working for Northeast Transit as a school van driver. “Krup”, as he was known to many, was a kind and generous man whose life revolved around his church, his nephew Stan, his church family and his love of sports. He was a fan of the Phillies, the Red Barons, the Rail Riders and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. He also enjoyed classical music and opera. John will be remembered as a loyal and generous friend to many. He is survived by his nephew Stanley Krupinski Jr., whom he resided with, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was also preceded in death by 4 brothers, Stanley, Kazmer, Peter and Michael Krupinski. His funeral will be on Saturday at 9:15 am from the Edward J Chomko Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 262 Railroad Avenue, Scranton with a Funeral Divine Liturgy to be celebrated at 10 am in St. Vladimir Church to be celebrated by the Rev. Myron Myronyuk, Pastor. Interment with military honors will follow in the parish cemetery, Minooka. Viewing for family and friends will be on Friday, 5 to 8 pm. Panachida services will be held at 7:30 pm. Memorials can be made to St. Vladimir Church, 430 N. 7th Ave., Scranton, PA 18503.