1930 – 2013
Putnam – John G. Prihoda, Jr., 82, of Church St., died Thursday, January 24, 2013 in DayKimballHospital. He was the loving husband of Anna (Leo) Prihoda. Born in Bridgeport, CT, he was the son of the late John G. Prihoda, Sr. and Theresa (Skovira) Prihoda. Mr. Prihoda served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a realtor for Tedeschi Real Estate as well as a police officer for Bridgeport’s first canine office. He was a member of the Putnam Lodge of Elks and the Benevolent Police Association. In addition to his wife, John is survived by his sister, Margaret Prihoda of Bridgeport, CT. He was predeceased by his beloved son, the late John G. Prihoda, III, and his sister, the late Mary Prihoda. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with John’s family for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am Thursday January 31, 2013 in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St, Putnam, CT. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary Church, 218 Providence St.Putnam, CT06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.