Age 62 passed away, unexpectedly, on Friday, August 2, 2019. Emil was born in New York City, a son of the late Emil Paluska and Margaret Strella Federer. He is survived by his sisters, Linda (Roland) and Victoria; brother Jerrold (Debra); numerous nieces and nephews. Emil worked as a machinist for several years at Synthes before retiring in 2018. He loved his cars, his computers, and taking care of his fish. Emil had a great sense of humor. Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service to be held Friday, August 9, 2019 at 12:00 noon at Woodlawn Cemetery. The gravesite is located inside of the Bancroft Road entrance.