Murray I. Protaz

Murray I. Protaz, age 85, of Erie, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020. He was born in Hillside, NJ on September 28, 1934, son of the late Percy and Bessie Protaz.

Murray was employed with the City of Erie in the Park Department prior to retirement. He had also been employed by Pennsylvania Career Link. Murray was a member of the Polish National Alliance and the Ninth Street Falcons Club. He enjoyed sports and traveling. Murray was a veteran of the US Air Force.

In addition to his parents, Murray was preceded in death by his sister, Roslyn Protaz.

A private interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery is being handled by the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd.

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The founder of the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., Constantine "Gus" Dusckas, was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania, on July 22, 1915, the son of Greek immigrants. It has been noted that the Dusckas family had a close relationship with the Drake family of oil well fame. Because of the family's deep religious beliefs, young Gus got involved with many families who were in need and less fortunate.  read more...

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