David J. Gorka

David J. Gorka of Nanticoke passed away Nov. 8, 2012, in Wilkes Barre General Hospital.

Born Nov. 17, 1937, he was the son of the late E. Edward Gorka and Sophie Wroldewski Gorka. He graduated from Nanticoke High School, Class of 1955, and attended Penn State University.

In 1959, at St. Patrick's Church in Carlisle, he married Ann Foster. They were blessed with four wonderful children, Teresa Gorka Ettinger, her husband, Jonathan, and children, Ian and Morgan, Wellesley, Mass.; Stephen and son, Evan, Harrisburg; Michael and son, Ryan, Wexford; and Stuart, his wife, Crystal, and children, Veronica, Martin, and Bronson, Mountain Top.

In addition to his wife and children, he is also survived by sisters, Doris Bartuska, Philadelphia; Alice Pawlowski and her husband, Joseph, Nanticoke; and a brother, Paul and his wife, Chris, Philadelphia.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

If you would like to do something to celebrate Dave's life, donate to a or to the Mill Memorial Library, 495 E. Main St., Nanticoke, PA 18634.

Arrangements are by the Earl W. Lohman Funeral Home, Inc. 14 W. Green St., Nanticoke.

Published in Citizens' Voice from Nov. 10 to Nov. 11, 2012