Stanley Sitko

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Stanley Sitko (Dziadzia), age 95, of Lower Pottsgrove Township, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019, in Pottstown Hospital-Tower Health.

Born in Pottstown on his family farm, Stanley was the son of the late Francis Sitko and Lucia (Quarta) Sitko and a life long resident of Lower Pottsgrove. Stanley and Mary Ann Kruczek were married August 1946, and were married sixty-three years until her death in 2009.

Stanley retired from Bethlehem Steel and was the

founder of Sitko Tree Farm in Pottstown. He loved his

family, country, farming,and Polish heritage.

Stanley served in World War II in the 104th Infantry

regiment, and was on of the five men in Company K

affectionately called the "Pottstown Kids."

He is survived by two sons, Ronald and his wife, Carolyn, Gerald and his wife, Ruthann; two sisters, Eleanor and Laura; four grandchildren: Steven, Christopher, Emily and Elizabeth; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

He was predeceased by five brothers: John, Lewis,

Joseph, Francis and Edward; and two sisters, Nellie and Veronica.

A funeral Mass will be held 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019, at St. Teresa of Calcutta Church, 256 Swamp Pike, Schwenksvillle. Officiating will be Father Paul C. Brandt. Burial will be in St. Aloysius New Cemetery. There will be a viewing Friday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the church.

Contributions may be made in his memory to St. Teresa of Calcutta Church at the above address.

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

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Published in Reading Eagle on Feb. 10, 2019
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