Jeremy Melvin Paniptchuk
Jeremy Melvin Paniptchuk was born to Genevieve Dane Paniptchuk on May 22, 1986 in Anchorage, Alaska. Raised in Unalakleet and adopted by his loving grandparents, Fred (deceased) and Laura Paniptchuk, Jeremy grew up with a love for hunting and fishing. Mentored by his Uncle Art, Jeremy shared everything he caught with those in the community. He spent many long summer days at the “Point,” filling tub after tub of fish. His Gram was never without humpies for dry fish.
Jeremy most recently worked as a laborer for the Bering Strait School District. He also spent some time working on the F/T Pacific Glacier and the C/P Northern Glacier.
Known as Bull Frog, Aurora, J-Dub, Little Thunder, Jay, Jeremy was easy to like. Although quiet, Jeremy was quick to smile.
Jeremy Melvin Paniptchuk was survived by his grandmother Laura Paniptchuk, his birth mother Genevieve Paniptchuk, his uncle Art Paniptchuk, his sisters Teri Paniptchuk and DeAnn Dickens, his beloved nieces and nephews, Corwen, Bernadette, Rani, Brady, Emily and Jack. He is preceded in death by his grandpa Fred Windsor Paniptchuk, his uncles Paul Paniptchuk, Fred Paniptchuk Jr., and Melvin Paniptchuk, his aunt Lena Ivanoff, and cousin David Paniptchuk.