Michael Palschakov

Michael Palschakov

Monday, November 17th, 1941 - Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Michael Palschakov died Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Morristown Memorial Hospital in NJ. He was 78.
Michael was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia on November 17, 1941, a son to the late Ljubica Viole Palschakov
and Petar Palschakov, immigrating to Spotswood, NJ in 1955, living in New Providence, NJ before moving to Denville 30 years ago.
He was a graduate of South River High School High and received his Associates Degree from Union County College, and continued in night school for his degree in teaching.
He was a proud Marine for the USMC serving during the Cuban Missile Crisis where he was Honorably Discharged.
Michael worked as a teacher of masonry and math for the Morris County Vocational School in Denville, NJ for over 25 years before retiring 25 years ago. He was a long member of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Local #4.
Michael was a very talented artist which showed in his skill of masonry which he taught to his son Paul and to his students who formed successful masonry businesses and loved him like a father.
Enjoying time relaxing at his home in Rainbow Lakes, Michael also loved spending time at the Denville Diner where he had many friends and loved talking about his children and grandchildren.
He was pre-deceased by his former wife Madeline (Pedicini) Palschakov and his son Michael Palschakov on September 22, 2020.
Michael is survived by his son Paul and his wife Cara, his 2 daughters, Janine Sievert and her partner Mitch Goodstein, Lenora Polomski and her husband Michael and his grandchildren Ava, Luke, Jordan, Leah and Daniel.
Visitation will be Sunday, October 25, 2020 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM at the Valley Memorial Funeral Home 1012 Valley Rd., Gillette, NJ. Cremation is Private.
For more information and online condolences visit valleymemorialfuneralhome,net

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 25th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Sunday, October 25th, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Valley Memorial Funeral Home
    1012 Valley Rd
    GILLETTE, NJ 07933
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, October 25th, 2020 | 5:45pm
    Sunday, October 25th, 2020 5:45pm
    Valley Memorial Funeral Home
    1012 Valley Rd
    GILLETTE, NJ 07933
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
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Donna (Denville Diner)

Posted at 01:23pm
Spent so many days/years hearing his stories and shared pictures of family, friends, and good times.
Such a proud man. He will live forever in my memories of the diner.
My heart hurts.

Janine Sievert Posted at 11:28pm

Donna, Thank you for sharing your memory of my dad. He loved the Denville Diner It was like his second home.

Tom Morley

Posted at 08:08am
I worked with Mike at Morris County VoTech. He was a great teacher who was loved and respected by his students.

Janine Sievert Posted at 11:44pm

Tom, Thank you for the wonderful compliment. My father told me many stories about how he loved the students and coworkers at Morris Co Votech

Popovski Family

Posted at 01:32pm
Dear friend Michael Palschakov" will remain in our hearts forever.
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