Frank Czyzyk

Frank Czyzyk Czyek, Dunmore, died Thursday at home. His wife is the former Antoinette C. Felczuk. The couple celebrated 56 years of marriage March 9.

Born in Scranton, son of the late Frank and Ann Antony Czyzyk, he was a member of St. John's Byzantine Catholic Church, educated in Scranton public schools and a graduate of Scranton Technical High School, class of 1952. He attended Johnson School of Technology and Lackawanna Business College. Frank was an Army veteran having served during the Korean War and received the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He served as the youngest foreman for the Scranton Department of Public Works under Mayor Eugene Peters. He then became a Scranton firefighter from Oct. 1, 1965, until his retirement on July 30, 1993. He served as the Republican committeeman in the Pine Brook section of Scranton for many years.

He enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and was an avid sports fan. Frank was a loving and selfless husband, father and grandfather. He also thought his children and grandchildren were the best. Frank died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife and family.

The family would like to thank Dr. Salvatore Scialla, Dr. Linda Barresse and Dr. Peter Cognetti and especially Hospice of the Sacred Heart for the kindness shown to Frank.

Also surviving are three daughters, Linda A. Bordo, Scranton; Deborah Pointon and husband, Steve, Moscow; and Denise Voitik and husband, Michael, Moscow; a son, Frank Czyzyk and wife, Kelli, Riverview, Fla.; a brother, Thomas Czyzyk, Scranton; a sister, Marion Kwiatowski, Scranton; eight grandchildren, Caesar and Amanda Bordo; Michael and Katie Voitik; Logan, Carly, Hayden and Blake Czyzyk; a great-grandson, James Bordo; nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Madeline Kosakoski and Dolores Puhusky; and two brothers, Michael and Ronald Czyzyk.

The funeral will be Monday at 9:15 a.m. with Panachida in the McGoff-Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1401 Capouse Ave., Scranton, and Divine Liturgy at 10 in St. John's Byzantine Catholic Church, to be celebrated by the Rev. Leonard Martin, S.J., pastor. Interment with military honors, parish cemetery, Minooka section of Scranton.

Friends may call Sunday, 4 to 8 p.m. Parastas, 7:30.

Published in Scranton Times on May 4, 2013