HARVEYS LAKE — Mr. Albert Timko, of Harveys Lake, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014, at his home.
Born Feb. 16, 1955, in Silver Spring, Maryland, he was a son of the late Norman and Sophie Grohowski Timko.
Albert was a 1973 graduate of Silver Springs High School, Maryland; he received a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Maryland, and his master's degree in biology from Wilkes University.
He was formerly employed as a biology teacher at Luzerne County Community College. Al was also known as "the crab man" in Luzerne County, selling crabs roadside on weekends.
He enjoyed playing guitar and being outdoors. He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Parish, Harveys Lake, and the Sons of the American Legion, Post 0967, Harveys Lake.
Surviving is his sister, Renee Arion, Centreville, Maryland; uncle, Stanley Grove; cousins, Mark Grove, Mountain Top, and Larry Grove, Anchorage, Alaska; nieces, nephews; and friend, Tammy Mehal, Tunkhannock.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held noon Saturday in Our Lady of Victory Parish, 16 Second St., Harveys Lake. The Rev. Daniel Toomey, pastor, will be celebrant.
Arrangements are by the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre.