BirthSept. 27, 1929, Punitz, Austria
DeathAug. 24, 2017 in Whitehall, Penn.
BurialSt. Peter Cemetery, Whitehall, Penn.
NoteJoseph moved from Austria to the U.S. in 1953. He and his wife Mary lived in Clifton, NJ, before they divorced. Joe owned a machine shop and was, among other things, a part-time bartender. In his later years he suffered from Alzheimer’s in a nursing home in Pennsylvania.
ObituaryJoseph Klucsarics, 87, of Whitehall, Pennsylvania passed away on Thursday August 24, 2017. Born in Punitz, Austria, he came to the U.S. when he was 24 years old. Mr. Klucsarics first settled in Passaic before moving to Clifton in 1963, then to Whitehall, PA., in 2004. Before his retirement, Mr. Klucsarics was co-owner of G&J Machinery, in Hackensack for many years until retiring. He was a former parishioner of Holy Trinity R.C. Church in Passaic, as well as a member of the Burgenlander Society.
He was predeceased by his loving wife, Theresa (nee Lederer), in 2016, and daughter, Diana T. Cucchiara, in 2005.
Survivors include: his son Roy Klucsarics, and his wife, Kathy, of Whitehall, PA.; his daughter, Sibylle Samiel, of Lake Hopatcong, N.J.; his sisters, Theresa Brendli, of Pequannock, N.J., and Johanna Marth, of Austria; by his grandchildren, Michael Cucchiara, Stephanie Samiel, and Christine Samiel; and by his great-grandson, Christian.