John J. Elick Jr.

John J. Elick Jr., 75, of Freedom Road, Drums, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Golden Living Center—Summit, Wilkes-Barre.

Born Oct. 13, 1938, in Hazleton, he was the son of the late John J. Elick Sr. and Margaret Connaker Elick.

He was an Army veteran.

Mr. Elick was an operating engineer and was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 542.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, the former Sylvia Palermo.

Surviving are his son, John J. Elick III and his wife, Catherine; daughter, Nichole Elick; and grandsons, John J. Elick IV and Timothy Elick.

Private funeral services will be held from Stanley S. Stegura Funeral Home Inc., Nanticoke. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Drums.

Funeral Home

Stegura Funeral Home
614 S Hanover St Nanticoke, PA 18634
(570) 735-3700

Published in Citizens' Voice on Oct. 24, 2013