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Charles Krupinski, 91, World War II Vet

krupinskiMr. Charles Krupinski, 91, passed away on Nov. 3 at the Care One of Bound Brook.

He was born in Bayonne and lived in Nutley for a time prior to raising his family in Wayne. He was a part-time resident for many years of Manahawkin where he spent many summers and a majority of his retirement before relocating to Lincoln Park and finally to the Somerset area.

Mr. Krupinski voluntarily enlisted into to the United States Army during World War II and served our country faithfully as a Gun Crewman. He retired as a Tool Designer from Singer Kearfott which was located in Little Falls at the time.

He learned to cook while in the service and continued to cook with a passion throughout his life. He was a Model Railroad enthusiast, filling extra bedrooms in his home with impressive train layouts. Mr. Krupinski was able to fix anything and happy to help friends and family conquer maintenance or building projects. He kept a productive vegetable garden for many years and frequently harvested crabs, clams and fish from the area surrounding his home on the Barnegat Bay.

Mr. Krupinski was pre-deceased by his wife of 51 years, Helen Krupinski, along with his 2 sisters and 3 brothers.

He is survived by his children, Susan Hoffmann and her husband Thomas of North Carolina, and Steven Krupinski and his wife Kimberley of Somerset, and and three grandchildren, Jayson, Brian, and Michael.

Funeral services will take place on Nov. 5 at 9:45 a.m. at the Gleason Funeral Home, 1360 Hamilton Street. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington. The family will welcome friends and other family starting at 9 a.m.. Immediately after the interment, the repast will be held at The San Carlo, 620 Stuyvesant Ave, Lyndhurst.

Please consider a contribution in lieu of flowers in Mr. Krupinski’s name to The Colon Cancer Alliance at www.ccalliance.org or to the Disabled American Veteran’s at www.dav.org.

 

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