THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Bruno N. Scaritski
Bruno N. Scaritski, 93, of Menominee passed away on Saturday, March 8 at Menominee Care Center.
Born June 6, 1920, to the late Adam and Mary (Harbor) Scaritski in Buffalo, N.Y., the family moved to Gaastra, Mi. shortly after his birth and he graduated from Stambaugh High School. He worked with the CCC and served in the United States Army during World War II with the 813 Aviation Corps in Alaska, Hawaii, Guam and the Aleutian Islands. After service, he returned to the area and married Joyce Pavlat on Dec. 28, 1941 at Precious Blood Church in Stephenson. She preceded him in death on Nov. 4, 2012. He worked at American Can, Bell Fiber and retired from Menominee Paper after 38 years of employment.
A member of Holy Redeemer Church, the VFW, and a former member of the American Legion and Menominee Elks, he enjoyed gardening, cribbage, hunting, fishing and was a Detroit sports fan.
He is survived by a son, Jim (Carol Arsineau) Scaritski, of Menominee; two daughters, Sharon Doege, of Franklin, Va. and Barbara (Paul) Bird, of Menominee; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Joyce, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Marie Dougovito and Mel Kenny.
As per his wishes, private family services will be held with burial in Riverside Cemetery. Thielen Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.