Dr. Harry C. Izbicki, age 93, of Erie, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021 at LECOM Senior Living Center. Born in Erie on December 7, 1927, a son of the late Stanley J. and Genevieve (Palucki) Izbicki.
Harry graduated from Gannon University where he was later a faculty member. He also graduated from the College of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons in California. Harry was a lifetime member of several associations including American Osteopathic Association, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Practitioners, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physician Society, Phi Sigma Gamma Fraternity and Sigma Sigma Phi Honorary and Scholastic Fraternity. Harry was also a member of St. George Church Usher Society, Lakeview Country Club and the Times Old Newsies.
Harry was in family practice for 37 years. He was an Erie School physician for 35 years. Harry was one of the original physicians for the Head Start Program of Erie. He was also one of the founders of Millcreek Community Hospital. There he was an Honorary Lifetime Staff Member, and held the following positions: Chief of Staff, Chief of the Department of General Practice. After retiring he became a clinical assistant professor at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he also served as an interviewer. Harry enjoyed golfing and reading.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude M. (Spillet) Izbicki, and a brother, Dr. Robert J. Izbicki.
Survivors include three sons, Harry P. Izbicki Sr., David A. Izbicki (Victoria), and Robert M. Izbicki (Joy); eight grandchildren, Heather Hoff (Tim), David M. Izbicki,(Tiffany), Shannon Alvarez (Ian), Dr. Jonathan Izbicki, Dr. Harry P. Izbicki Jr. (Amy), Justin Izbicki (Amy), Michelle Izbicki and Wendy Izbicki; and many great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services and burial will be private. Arrangements are being handled by Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street. Condolences may be sent at www.bruggerfuneralhomes.com
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine or St. George Church.
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