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John Kenneth Prushko

October 2, 1929 — March 4, 2021

John Kenneth Prushko, 91, of Grand Isle, passed away on March 4, 2021, in Grand Isle, VT. He was the husband of Shirley (Campbell) Prushko.

John Prushko was born on October 2, 1929 in Wyoming, PA, to John J. Prushko and Frances Prushko. He was the sixth of their seven children.

Mr. Prushkograduated from Kingston Township High School, Dallas, Pennsylvania in 1947 and the College of Agriculture at the University of Vermont in 1957, with a major in agricultural economics and was a member of Alpha Zeta.It was at the 10 year reunion he met his wife. He had been the former owner of Sport and Power in Williston, Vermont where he was a franchised dealer for Harley Davidson and Mercury Marine. He retired from his business in 1986. He then spent his winters in Marco Island, Florida and his summers in Vermont.

John earned the rank of Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.

John married Shirley Prushko on June 11, 1971 in South Burlington, Vermont.

John enjoyed numerous hobbies including woodworking, gardening, bee keeping, fishing, hunting, reading, watching documentaries, and playing Senior softball.

John is survived by: his wife of 50 years Shirley Prushko, 3 sons Robert Hamilton, of Des Moines, IA, William Hamilton of South Burlington, and James Hamilton of Des Moines, IA ; grandsons Christopher Prushko, Dakoda Hamilton, Skyeler Hamilton, Joe Hamilton ; granddaughter Brooke Hamilton ; and 5 great grandchildren.

John is preceded in death by his father John Prushko, his mother Frances Prushko, his six siblings, and his two sons John M. Prushko and Joseph Prushko.

In accordance with John's wishes there will be no services.

 

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