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Walter Puchinsky

Walter Puchinsky

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Walter Puchinsky, 86 of Punta Gorda, Florida previously of Door County, Wisconsin died July 21, 2002 at Charlotte Regional Medical Center. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. He served his country as an Army Ranger during WWII. He attained the rank of Sergeant and earned a Bronze Star for action against the enemy in the Dieppe raid. He landed and fought in Africa and later in Anzio, Italy. There he was captured by the Germans and sent to Stalag 11B. He was there 14 months before he escaped, was recaptured and spent time in a small box as punishment. He is the son of August and Sarafina Puchinsky. He is survived by his son, David, of Summerfield, FL and daughters, Sandra Gray of Punta Gorda, FL and Mary Luke Sprague of Lecanto, FL. Mr. Puchinsky was buried at the Bay Pines National Cemetery with full Military Honors on August 5, 2002.

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  • Jerry Styles says:

    My father and some great friends were WW11 Rangers. They were the best we had and I think today are pretty much at the top of the mountain! “RANGERS, LEAD THE WAY”
    JERRY STYLES son of 5D Clarence Styles WW11Army Ranger

  • Garry and Les Ne'Lant says:

    You made the world a safer place for us all, thank you and may you rest in peace !!

  • Patrick Johnson says:

    I Patrick Johnson the nephew of Charles R Choate 1st Battalion B Company understand you sorrow and wish you well.

  • Jeff Hatfield says:

    To the Walter Puchinsky Family
    Thanks for your father’s service to our country. I attended the WW2
    Ranger Reunion in June of 2006 in Lawrence, KS and was deeply moved.
    Jeff Hatfield

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