A skilled mason and meticulous handyman, john czuba lived a happy life. He enjoyed spending time with his family and loved outdoor activities.
Sadly, he passed away on June 26, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Margaret, and their children, Jack and Rebecca. Arrangements are under the care of Resurrection Funeral Home.
Early Life and Education
Born on July 11, 1946 in Woodbury, NY, John Czuba (pronounced ka-zee-bura) was a skilled mason and handyman with an impressive collection of tools. He mastered the art of woodworking and enjoyed spending time outdoors with his family. A jack of all trades, he was a tireless worker who devoted his life to helping others.
In the early days, he was a volunteer at Ellis Island and wowed visitors with his harp-playing skills. He also donated two of his harps to the museum there. He remained an avid harpist until his passing in 2014 and is fondly remembered by his family, including his wife of 18 years, Margaret Lizanick Czuba and their daughter, Jami Beth Czuba. The best way to honor his memory is to make a donation to the University of Connecticut People Empowering People (UConn PEP). The college has an impressive track record for educating future leaders.
John Czuba has been working in the publishing industry for over 30 years. He currently serves as Managing Editor for Best’s Insurance Professionals & Claims Resource, a division of A.M. Best, located in Oldwick, New Jersey.
During his time in the publishing industry, John worked to build Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters into the industry’s most trusted resource for insurance companies seeking attorneys and independent adjusters. In addition, he helped create the Expert Service Providers segment of Best’s. He also served as a contributing writer to Best’s Vocational and Life Care Planning, Best’s Employee Benefits & Compensation and Best’s Insurance Professionals & Claims Resources. Moreover, he was a featured speaker on several national and international conferences. He is a member of the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education.
Achievements and Honors
Aside from his prestigious medical degree, John Czuba also had several other honors to his credit. He was named one of the top 100 doctors in the United States by his peers. He was also a member of the prestigious National Association of Physicians and Surgeons. In addition, he was awarded the Gold Medal by the International Medical Council at the World Congress of Physicians and Surgeons in Madrid, Spain.
As for the rest of his life, he remained an active part of the Mount Pleasant community. He enjoyed traveling, gardening and officiating sports. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Margaret Lizanick Czuba and daughter Jami Beth Czuba. The best way to celebrate John’s life is by planting a tree in his memory.
John Czuba was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He loved spending time with his family and loved to hunt and fish. He also enjoyed officiating sports and gardening.
John was a jack of all trades and a meticulous handyman who did whatever it took to help his neighbors. He was a generous and hard working man who always tried to give back to the community that gave him so much.
He was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania and passed away on November 25, 2021. His funeral service will take place at the Presbyterian Church at Woodbury, 67 S. Broad St., Woodbury, NJ on Wednesday at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to Jack and Rebecca Czuba’s Education Fund c/o PNC Bank, 22 N. Broad Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096.