MILFORD – Deacon George Anthony Puskas, age 74, of Milford, died on Jan. 27, 2014, in Yale-New Haven Hospital.
He was ordained to the sacred order of deacon on June 27, 1980, by the late Archbishop John F. Whealon. He served as a deacon at St. Mary Parish for 20 years, and later served at Christ the Redeemer and, most recently, at St. Gabriel Parish.
He was born in East Lyme on Jan. 11, 1940. He graduated from Milford High School in 1960 and served in the United States Army until his honorable discharge in 1969. He was employed at Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford for 21 years and retired in 1999.
He is survived by his sister, Gloria Brennan of Northampton, Mass., as well as by several cousins, nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Jan. 31 at St. Gabriel Church by Father Maurice Maroney, pastor.