Joseph P. Pohutsky 82 of Stroudsburg, Pa. passed away suddenly at his home on Monday June 17, 2019 with his wife by his side. He was the loving husband of Joelyne C. (Jones) Pohutsky with whom he had celebrated 58 years of marriage. Born in Old Forge, Pa. he was the son of John and Helen (McGowan) Pohutsky.
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Joe was a lifelong resident of the Stroudsburg area moving here in 1960 from the Scranton area. He was a self- employed tile setter working in the building trade for many years and later was a custodian at the Stroudsburg High School for 10 years retiring in 2005. Joe was a long time member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Stroudsburg, Pa.
In addition to his wife Joelyne he is survived by a son Joseph P. Pohutsky and his wife Celeste of Annapolis, Md., Jill Smith and her husband Mark of Milton, Georgia and Julie Ann Pohutsky Roswell, Georgia a sister Margaret Marsh of Flemington, N.J. and 5 grandchildren: Joseph Pohutsky, Evan Pohutsky and Jack Pohutsky and Taylor Smith and Madison Smith.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday June 21, 2019 at 11:00am from St. Luke’s Catholic Church 818 Main St. Stroudsburg, Pa. with Fr. Carmen Perry as celebrant. The family will receive friends from 10:00am until the time of the mass at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to St. Luke’s Catholic Church 818 Main St. Stroudsburg, Pa. 18360 or the Eastern Monroe Public Library 1002 Pa 611 Stroudsburg, Pa. 18360.
The Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home Inc. 23 N. 9th.St.Stroudsburg, Pa. is in charge of the arrangements.