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Joseph M. Pylka
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Pylka, Joseph M., 80, of Absecon, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side on April 4, 2018. He was predeceased by his parents, Karol and Mary (Czarnecki) Pylka. He was born in Jersey City, NJ and grew up in New York City until the family moved to Princeton area (Griggstown). He is survived by a son, John of Washington, DC and his sister, Carolyn Johnson of Absecon, with whom he shared a home. He attended University of Florida in Gainesville. His professional career involved being a researcher and educator at Princeton University. His private life was comprised of an avid interest in the environment, hiking, canoeing, kayaking and birding. He taught many nature and recreational courses at adult evening classes in the Princeton area.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 12 at 10AM at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Absecon, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM. Interment of cremains will be private. In lieu of flowers, please donate to an environmental organization such as Washington Crossing Audubon or Green Acres. For online condolences, please visit www.parselsfh.com.


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memorial visitation

Thursday

12

Apr

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

591 New Jersey Avenue
Absecon, NJ 08201

mass of christian burial

Thursday

12

Apr

11:00 AM
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

591 New Jersey Avenue
Absecon, NJ 08201

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