John Hluchy, Jr., 86, of Newtown, Connecticut died on Friday, February 8 at Danbury Hospital. He was born on October 21, 1926 in Myjava, Slovakia, son of the late John and Anna (Viskup) Hluchy, Sr. He immigrated to the United States in 1947.
He lived in Robbinsville, HIghtstown and Whiting, New Jersey. He was an upholsterer and a farmer, raising crops for Campbell Soup at one time. He was an active member of his church, St. John's Lutheran Church in Trenton, New Jersey and worked at the Czechoslovak America Farmers Club for several years. He enjoyed gardening, animals, photography and music. He was an avid student of history, particularly World War II, having grown up in Europe during the war.
John will be greatly missed by his sisters, Elizabeth Agati and Anna Pavlovich; his brother, the Reverend Stephen Hluchy and his wife Olga; his nieces and nephews, Carol Carson and her husband William, Michele Hluchy and her husband Lawrence Deis and Stefanie Hluchy and her husband Francisco Delgado; as well as his great nephews William and Alexander Carson.
A graveside service will be held in the spring at St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, 111 Harding Street, Trenton, NJ and a memorial service will be held February 23 at Maplewood at Newtown, Connecticut. There will be no calling hours.