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Alexander J. Dmuchosky, 79, of West Mount Airy Road, Shavertown section of Kingston Township, died Thursday [September 7, 2000] at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born in Swoyersville, he was a son of the late Walter and Mary (Kuzma) Perdikis Dmuchosky. He attended the Swoyersville schools. He was a brakeman for the Delaware and Hudson Railroad, Wilkes-Barre. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was a member of St. Therese’s Church, Shavertown, Order of the Purple Heart, Daddow-Isaacs American Legion Post 672, Dallas, Anthracite Post 283, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Kingston, and the United Transportation Union.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Stanley; and sister, Beatrice Mandycz.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years, the former Margaret George; brothers, Victor, Binghamton, N.Y.; Peter Perdikis, Swoyersville, Ted Perdikis, Arizona; and sister, Marian Goldsmith, Caseyville, Ill.

Funeral services will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday from the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 672 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. at St. Therese’s Church. Monsignor J. Peter Crynes will officiate. Interment will be in Memorial Shrine Park, Carverton section of Franklin Township. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. this evening. American Legion services will be at 7:30 p.m. this evening.