Leonard W. Tkaczyk, 77, of Plymouth passed away Friday, March 29, 2013.
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Born Oct. 29, 1935, in Plymouth, he was the son of the late Stella Tkaczyk.
He was a graduate of Plymouth High School, Class of 1954, where he excelled in football.
He was a member of All Saints Parish, Plymouth.
Len was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Korean War.
He was a member if the International Brick Layers and Allied Craftworkers' Union and a third-degree member of the Knights of Columbus.
Throughout his life, he greatly enjoyed gardening and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Surviving are his loving wife, Elizabeth; son, Leonard Tkaczyk, Glen Lyon; stepchildren, Elizabeth Szychowski and her husband, John, Nanticoke; Mary Ann Seashock and her husband, George, Dallas; and Stanley Sadowski and Helen, Harding; and stepgranddaughters, Megan, Molly and Sarah.
A private funeral will be held on Wednesday at S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints Parish, 66 Willow St., Plymouth. Private interment will be held at St. Mary's Nativity Cemetery, Plymouth Township. No public calling hours will be held.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Veteran's Administration Medical Center Voluntary Service Department or to the
, in memory of Leonard's name.
Len's family would like to especially thank the staff at Geisigner Wyoming Valley, PCU and the staff at Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, for their care and compassion.
Please visit www.sjgrontkowskifuneralhome.com to submit online condolences to Leonard's family.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Mar. 30, 2013