Alex G. Paluch III, 76, of Zenith passed away on Friday, February 17, 2022 at the Gardens at Orangeville.Born in Berwick on April 27, 1946, he was a son of the late Alex G. Paluch II and Stella (Cichy) Paluch. He was a graduate of Nescopeck High School and for many years was a cook at the Zephyr Diner, which his family owned. After the restaurant closed, he worked at G&B Specialties, Berwick until his retirement.Alex enjoyed fishing. He was very loved and was a wonderful and devoted husband and father. He loved his animals as though they were his children.He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 42 years, Gail A (Hess) Paluch, son, Alex G. Paluch IV and wife Billi Jo, Zenith; daughter, Tami Paluch, Zenith; granddaughter, Lacey; brother, Chet Paluch, Lake Silkworth; sister, Paula Canouse, Nescopeck Twp; brother-in-law, Steve Hess and wife Carla, North Centre Twp; sisters-in-law, Tracy Dorr and husband Chris, Berwick; Lisa Thomas and husband Jan “Tuffy”, Nescopeck; and many beloved nieces and nephews.A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 E Third St, Nescopeck. Family will receive friends from 11:30 AM until the time of service. At Alex’s request, please dress casually.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, or the Animal Rescue organization of your choice.Online messages of comfort may be sent to condolences@HellerFuneralHomeLL.com.