Joe "Cat" Akczinski

1950 - 2008

Company B 1/22 Infantry RVN 1969-70

 

 

 

On April 6, 2008, Joseph John Akczinski, Jr. passed on.
Joseph was dearly loved by his dear brother, Mark A. Akczinski; his lovely sister, Terry Gull;
and his late parents, Joseph, Sr. and Sylvia Akczinski. Joseph was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1950.
He was a lifelong resident of Glen Burnie, Maryland. He was a member of the United States Army from 1968 to 1970.
He was then self employed in Construction for many years. Joseph was a member of the V.F.W.
and the American Legion. He enjoyed many hobbies in life, including boating.
He loved spending time on the water. He also enjoyed many other outdoor activities including hiking.
He was a dear man who was very active in life. He will be missed by many.


Memorials:
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250


Cemetery:
Glen Haven Memorial Park
7215 Ritchie Hwy.
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

 

 

I will always remember him as a young GI who was my friend,
my Squad Leader and the man who helped keep me alive.

Al "Gach" Brick

 


During the war, he got the nickname of "The Cat," because "every time
the smoke cleared, Joey stood up," his sister said, saying it was the knack
to survive tough situations that landed him the moniker
.

Mr. Akczinski's sister, Terry Gull

from The Capital Hometown Annapolis.com

 

 


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