Nicholas Puschak, 86, formerly of Coaldale and Glenside, died Monday (February 23) in Abington. He was the husband of the late Luba (Molotzak) Puschak, who died in 1978.

A veteran of World War II, he served with the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Puschak enjoyed spending time with his family and his many traveling adventures.

Surviving are two daughters, Caren Puschak and Christina Gallagher; two sons, Carl and Nicholas Jr.; two brothers, Dr. Russell and Paul Puschak; eight loving grandchildren; and many cousins.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Dr. Theodore Puschak.

Service: Saturday, 11 a.m., St. Mary Russian orthodox Church, Coaldale. Interment, parish cemetery. Call Saturday 9 to 11 a.m. at the church. Contributions in his name may be made to the church. Online registry at