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Obituary for George Steven Kochaniec Jr.

George Steven Kochaniec Jr., age 66 of Harrison passed away at his home on January 24, 2022. George was born November 5, 1955 in Macomb, Michigan the son of George Gregory Kochaniec and Elaine Loreta (Koitsits) Kochaniec. George had resided in Harrison since 2020, moving from Tallahassee, Florida.
George was a fearless Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist who masterfully captured breaking news, action, and the human condition. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying both hunting and fishing. No matter where he lived, he always made loyal friends.
Surviving Mr. Kochaniec is his son, Steven and wife Chrissy of Gig Harbor, Washington, two grandchildren; Liam and Lily, one brother, Darryl and wife Kate of Orlando, Florida, many loving nieces, nephews and extended family members. Mr. Kochaniec was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Bradley and one brother, Dave.
Life celebration services honoring George will be held Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. from Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 624 Miccosukee Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32308. Inurnment will follow at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. To share an online memory or condolence with George’s family, please visit his facebook page.