Paul John Slivinsky
Paul John Slivinsky, age 90, of Brewster, passed away on July 26, 2013, at home surrounded by his family.
Paul was born at home on March 16, 1923, in the Glenbrook section of Stamford, Ct., to the late Mikail and Zochia (Kunitchia) Slivinsky.
He graduated from Stamford High School where he excelled in sports, going on to pitch semi-pro baseball. He served proudly for his country during W.W. II, in the U.S. Army, stationed all over the U.S., and Europe. After the war he followed his dream and became a home building contractor.
On April 7, 1952, he married the love of his life, Wanda Lukaniec, also of Stamford, who predeceased him in 2005. Paul and Wanda settled in North Salem to raise their six children.
Paul is survived by his six loving children, Tanya of Sebastian, Fl., Paul Jr. (Terese), of Brewster, Gregory of Brewster, Stephen (Naura) of North Salem, Peter (Celia) of Marietta, Ga., and Paula of Ossining; his sisters Olga Schlatter of Norwalk, Ct., and Marjory (James) of Fallbrook, Ca.; and his cherished grandchildren Nina and Lukas. Paul is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Peter of Aptos, Ca.
A service to celebrate Paul Slivinsky’s life was held on Tuesday, July 30, at the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Ave, Brewster, NY. 10509 845- 279-3615, www.beecherfuneralhome.com. He will be greatly missed.