James William Pushak

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James W Pushak, 72, was born April 1, 1945 to Rosemary and James Shelton in Lebanon, Ohio. Jim passed away August 8, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosemary, step-father Nick Pushak and sister-in-law, Nancy Pushak. He is survived by brothers, John Pushak, Nick Pushak (Janice) and sister Sandy Pushak (Pat), his devoted sons, Jamison Maxwell Pushak, (Liz) Joseph Nathaniel Pushak (Kristin), granddaughters, Gabriella, Angelina and Zoe Evangeline, Mary Lou Petruso Ward, mother of his children, and many nieces and nephews. He studied Engineering at The University of Pittsburgh and proudly served as a United States Army Chief Warrant Officer where he flew Chinook helicopters in Viet Nam. After retiring from the Army Reserves and the Federal Aviation Administration he moved to Florida and currently lived in Bradenton. Jim was passionate about his family. He enjoyed flying, sailing, the beach and was an avid reader.
He will be greatly missed by his family and friends who will be received Sunday, August 13, 2017, 2:00-4:00 at Warchol Funeral Home, 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017. Interment with full military honors will be at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Rd in Bridgeville, PA, Monday August 14, 2017 at 12:45.