Wayne Michael Pratko, 64, of Bayonne, New Jersey, passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018. Beloved son of the late Frank & Theresa Pratko. Loving brother of Kathleen & her husband Mark Laytos and the late Robert Pratko. Beloved friend and roommate Gerald Griffeyer. Also survived by his dear pets, Shelby, Coby, Gem & Kramer.
Mr. Pratko was an English Teacher at Marist High School, Bayonne High School and Midtown Community School for over 30 years. Students at Marist were greatly impacted by his teaching and the life lessons he imparted onto them. He was loved and will be remembered as a wonderful educator to many.
Marist High School will host a Memorial Service for Wayne in the gym on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at 1:00 in the afternoon. All are welcome.
If you wish to donate to a scholarship fund in honor of Wayne Pratko, visit our Memorial Scholarship Fund page.