P.J. Horoszko, 27, a graduate of Newtown High School and resident of Brooklyn, N.Y., died unexpectedly March 2. He was born December 7, 1988, in Rockville, Md.Picador Press. A city boy through-and-through, the beautiful chaos of New York appealed to him and fueled his creativity.www.newtownyouthandfamilyservices.orgIn lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Newtown Youth & Family Services, 15 Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook CT 06482 or at www.honanfh.comTo leave an online condolence visit
Mr Horoszko was a poet, musician, son, friend, and is recalled as a genius. Those who knew him know that he was a hard man to define. His energy and charisma were unmatched. He was sincerely interested in everyone he met and always came away with his or her trust and life story. A man of many talents, he was an accomplished writer, speaker, and musician, drawing his spirit from other brilliant souls such as Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits.
Mr Horoszko attended Hunter College and remained in New York as a fast-rising editor with
He was beloved by his parents Lynda Weber of Newtown and Peter Horoszko of Greenwich; his brother Jamie Horoszko of Newtown; and his sister Katya Horoszko of Manhattan; as well as by his grandparents Shirley and Jim Weber of Pittsburgh, Penn.; and many other family members. His absence has created a giant hole in the universe and he will be missed by the multitudes that he touched.
Relatives and friends may call at the Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown, on Saturday, March 5, between the hours of 11 am and 1 pm. A memorial service will follow at 1.