Leonard W. Tkaczyk, 77, of Plymouth, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013.
Born Oct. 29, 1935 in Plymouth, he was a son of the late Stella Tkaczyk.
He was a graduate of Plymouth High School, class of 1954, where he excelled in football. He was a member of All Saints Parish, Plymouth.
Len was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Korean War. He was a member of the International Brick Layers and Allied Craftworker's Union and a 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus.
Throughout his life, he greatly enjoyed gardening and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Surviving are his loving wife, Elizabeth; son, Leonard Tkaczyk, Glen Lyon; stepchildren, Elizabeth Szychowski and her husband, John, of Nanticoke, Mary Ann Seashock and her husband, George, of Dallas, and Stanley Sadowski and Helen, of Harding; and step-granddaughters, Megan, Molly and Sarah.
Len's family thanks the staff at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, P.C.U. and the staff at Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes Barre, for their care and compassion.
Private funeral services will be held on Wednesday at the S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at All Saints Parish, 66 Willow St., Plymouth. Private interment will be held at St. Mary's Nativity Cemetery, Plymouth Township. No public calling hours will be held.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Leonard's memory to the Veterans Administration Medical Center Voluntary Service Department or to the
Please visit www.sjgrontkowskifuneralhome.com to submit online condolences to Leonard's family.
Published in Times Leader on Mar. 30, 2013