Frank Litchkowski

Obituary of Frank Litchkowski

Frank S. (Spike) Litchkowski, 85, of Nanticoke, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 at Meadows Manor, Dallas. Born Dec. 19, 1934 in Nanticoke, he was the son of the late Frank and Rose (Piontkowski) Litchkowski. He was happily married for 60 years to the late Rita (Stefaniak) Litchkowski. They resided in the Hanover section of Nanticoke until moving to Dallas to be near their daughter Sharon a few years ago. He was a life-long member of St. Faustina Kowalska Parish, Nanticoke, and previously St. Mary of Czestochowa Parish. After graduating high school, Spike served in the 82nd Airborne during the Korean War. Upon honorable discharge, he worked the majority of his adult life as a foreman at Penn Footwear, Nanticoke. He eventually retired from the Luzerne County Correctional Facility. In retirement, he enjoyed working at Mohegan Sun Arena. Spike was actively involved in local politics, proudly serving as the Democratic Chairman of Nanticoke for many years. He was preceded in death by his brother, Anthony (Snappy) Litchkowski. He will be deeply missed by his children, Steven (Holly) Litchkowski of Shawnee, Kansas; Karen Therriault of Inlet Beach, Florida; Susan (Ed) Sullivan, of Pittsburgh, and Sharon (Tom) Mooney of Dallas; grandchildren Megan (Jakob) McClanahan, Adam Litchkowski, Katie (Sean) Newport, Sarah Sullivan, Sean Mooney and Colin Mooney; a sister, Arlene Litchkowski Matthews (Edwin); sister-In-law, Eleanor Litchkowski as well as nieces, nephews and friends. Spike’s family would like to sincerely thank all those who tended to his care at the Veteran’s Affairs hospital, and the wonderful, caring staff at Meadows Manor. Thank you for the heartfelt, loving care you provided. Funeral services will begin Monday at 9:30 a.m. from Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad Street, Nanticoke with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Faustina Kowalska Parish, alternate site, St. Mary’s Church, 1030 S. Hanover Street, Nanticoke with the Rev. James R. Nash, his pastor, as celebrant. Interment with military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery Hanover Township. Viewing and visitation hours will be Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Sunday
29
December

viewing and Visitation hours

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, December 29, 2019
Davis Dinelli Funeral Home
170 East Broad Street
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, United States
(570) 735-5370
Monday
30
December

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am - 10:50 am
Monday, December 30, 2019
St. Faustina Kowalska Parish, alternate site, St. Mary's Church
1030 South Hanover Street
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, United States
(570) 735-4833
Monday
30
December

Interment with Military Honors

11:20 am - 11:30 am
Monday, December 30, 2019
St. Mary's Cemetery
1594 South Main Street
Hanover Township, Pennsylvania, United States
(570) 822-6941
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