Robert "Pete" J. Helmecki, 64, of Orchard Street, Glen Lyon, died Wednesday at Celtic Health Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
Robert was born in Nanticoke on Feb. 10, 1949. He was a 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, in addition to his parents, was a stepfather, Ernest Esposito; 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, Shawn Helmecki; grandsons, Timothy and Ryan; granddaughter, Madison; step-grandchildren, Christopher and Shyla; brother, Louis Helmecki; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial visitation will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., Glen Lyon. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
George A Strish Inc Funeral Home
211 W Main St
Glen Lyon, PA 18617
Published in Times Leader on July 13, 2013