Robert (Pete) J. Helmecki, 64, of Orchard Street, Glen Lyon, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Celtic Healthcare, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
Robert was born in Nanticoke on Feb. 10, 1949. He was the son of the late Alfonso and Louise Butka Helmecki.
Robert was a U.S. Army
veteran and was employed by Calex Logistics, Pittston, for the last 20 years.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors.
Preceding Robert in death, along with his parents, were a stepfather, Ernest Esposito, and sisters, Kathleen George and Carol Helmecki.
Surviving are his wife, the former Suzan Fowler; sons, Peter Helmecki and his wife, Melissa; Joseph Helmecki and his fiancee, Chantel; and Shawn Helmecki; grandsons, Timothy and Ryan; granddaughter, Madison; stepgrandchildren, Christopher and Shyla; brother, Louis Helmecki; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., Glen Lyon. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family.