Kenneth F. Eick

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  • "Carol I was sorry to hear about your husband. My thoughts..."
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    - Carolyn Oshinski
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    - Tyler
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    - Maureen Piekara
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Kenneth Francis (Frank) Eick, 69, of Wilkes-Barre passed away at home Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.

Born Dec. 2, 1944, in Endicott, N.Y., he was a son of the late Kenneth and Margaret Eick.

Frank graduated from Union-Endicott High School. After proudly serving our country from 1965 to 1969 in the U.S. Air Force, he earned his baccalaureate degree from the State University of New York at Cortland.

He enjoyed teaching at Bishop Hoban High School before beginning his 35-year career at Wilkes-Barre City Hall. In January 2011, he retired from the Office of Community Development.

Frank was a devout Catholic and member of the Parish of St. Robert Bellarmine and the former Church of St. Therese in Wilkes-Barre.

Frank, above all, was a deeply devoted husband, father and grandfather who thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his family and cheering on Notre Dame, the New York Giants and the New York Mets.

He is survived by his wife of 42 wonderful years, the former Carol Ann Burns; admiring children, Carol Ann and her husband, Brian T. McMullen, Baltimore, Md.; Christine and her husband, Adrian Poliszczuk, Baltimore, Md.; Colleen and her husband, Michael Neff, Groton, Mass.; Francis K. and his wife, Jessica Tenbus Eick, Wilkes-Barre; and Mary Eick, Wilkes-Barre; the loves of his life, his grandchildren, Brian T. McMullen Jr., Audrey Neff and Emma and Francis Eick; sisters, Karen A. King, Endicott, N.Y.; and Kenna Colacino, Newark, N.Y.; a brother, Lawrence Eick, Missoula, Mont.; numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A celebration of Frank's life will be held at 9 a.m. Monday from McLaughlin's − The Family Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, with a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in the Church of St. Aloysius.

Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Visitation will be held at McLaughlin's from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, www.pancan.org.

Permanent messages and memories may be shared with Frank's family at www.celebratehislife.com.
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McLaughlin's - The Family Funeral Service
142 South Washington Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 823-4567
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Published in Citizens' Voice from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2014
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