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Schuylkill County Obituaries

🇺🇸 John Vuksta, 88 – Army Veteran of the Korean War

John “Kutchy” Vuksta, 88, of Minersville, passed away on Friday at his home.

Born in Heckscherville, he was a son of the late George and Helen Babinetz Vuksta. He attended Cass Township schools, and worked as a foreman on construction. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, having served a tour in Korea.

Preceding him in death were four siblings, George Vuksta, Charles Vuksta, Mary Sorokach and Steve Vuksta.

He is survived by three sons, John Vuksta, Minersville, Michael Vuksta, Athens, and Robert Vuksta, Pine Grove. He is also survived by three siblings, Helen Sorokach, Black Heath, Anna Vacula, Schuylkill Haven, and Elizabeth Horoschak, Saint Clair; nieces and nephews.

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Private interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, East Hanover Township.


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