Henry Wosneski

Obituary of Henry "Hank" Wosneski

Henry C. “Hank” Wosneski of Pine Island, NY, entered into rest on Friday, September 11, 2020.  He was 87.


The son of the late Stanley Wasniewski & Sophie Sliwinski Wasniewski, he was born on July 18, 1933 in Pine Island, NY.


Hank worked several jobs throughout his life including The Franklin Zinc Mine, Ford Motor Company, Mahwah, NJ; NYS Corrections Officer starting at Wallkill Correctional Facility and finishing at Mid-Orange Correctional Facility; and a bus driver for Warwick School District. 

He was a US Army Veteran,  3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) , A past member of Pulaski Fire Co., A member of the Orange County General Pulaski Memorial Committee; and the Orange County Onion Harvest Festival Committee of 1995 & 1999. Hank was also a devoted fan of Jimmy Sturr whom he had the pleasure of traveling with to Branson, MO after he retired.


He is survived by his son, Vincent A. Wosneski & partner Beth Larsen of Wallkill; grandson, Elias Wosneski as well as Beth’s children Joseph and Kirsten LaMonica. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, Pauline Wosneski as well as 4 brothers and 2 sisters.


Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 15th from 3-7pm at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 690 County Route# 1, Pine Island, NY 10969.


A funeral mass will be held 10AM Wednesday, September 16th at St. Stanislaus Church, Pine Island.


As per his wishes, burial of his cremains will be held 1:30PM Saturday, September 19th at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Pine Island.


Due to COVID 19 restrictions and guidelines set forth from the state face coverings are required and the number of visitors allowed in the funeral home and the church is limited so we ask that those that may have to wait to enter please follow social distancing guidelines.


Memorial contributions may be made toThe Gary Sinise Foundation.



3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
T.S. Purta Funeral Home
690 County Route#1
Pine Island, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
St. Stanislaus Church
17 Pulaski Highway
Pine Island, New York, United States

Cremation Burial

1:30 pm
Saturday, September 19, 2020
St. Stanislaus Cemetery
17 Pulaski Highway
Pine Island, New York, United States
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