Dr. Harry C. Izbicki
1927 - 2021
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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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Published in Erie Times-News on Jan. 17, 2021.
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January 23, 2021
So very sorry to hear of your father's passing. You have our deepest sympathy. May he rest in peace.
Phil & Pat Cullers
January 20, 2021
Jon & Family
So very sorry for your loss. We will be praying for all of you. May he Rest In Peace.
Sandi & David Sasso
Friend
January 17, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Maria Izbicki
January 17, 2021
Harry, I send my sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your beloved Father. I have wonderful memories of him crooning Bing Crosby songs (he actually sounded just like him!) as he drove us places in town when we were teenagers. May you all be at peace in the knowledge that he was a very special man who touched so many lives with his kindness.
Sherry Miller Schaaf
Friend
January 17, 2021
I was lucky enough to consider Dr. Izbicki a friend as well as a client. He was a teacher, when I began my State Farm agency he challenged me and helped me better understand the products that I was selling. He was always asking questions that forced me to become a better agent. I always respected him for that. He made the world a better place. He will be missed.
Bill Taylor
Friend
January 17, 2021
Harry & family -

I am saddened to hear of your Dad's passing. The Master physician now has your Dad under His loving care. My thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of grief and sorrow.

Jerry Rocky
Jerome Rzodkiewicz
Friend
January 17, 2021
Harry, May you Rest in Peace,,,May God bless and be with your family
Lynn Westcott Richardson
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