Francis G. Zapotocky Sr., 80, of Tresckow, passed away Tuesday afternoon at Mountain Top Senior Care Center.
Born in Beaver Meadows, he was the son of the late George Zapotocky and Johanna (Hudock) Zapotocky-Sacckette, and late stepfather, William Sacckette.
Francis was a Vietnam War veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He was of the Roman Catholic faith.
Prior to retiring, he was first employed at General Foam, later at Foster Wheeler and last employed at Michael's Distribution Center.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Barbara (Christina) Zapotocky; brother, Eugene Zapotocky; and sister-in-law, Mary Ann Christina.
Surviving are his son, Francis G. Zapotocky Jr., Tresckow; granddaughters, Cassie Jean; Holly Ann; and Emilie Frances Zapotocky; great-grandsons, Mason and Maxwell Smulligan; Benjamin Zapotocky; and Owen Charles Koehler; sisters, Joanne Zavitsky and husband, Edward, Junedale; Wilma Dercole and husband, Michael, Drums; and Debbie Stefanisko and husband, Joseph, McAdoo; brother, William Sacckette, Lattimer; goddaughter, Janine Thomas, New Jersey; and many nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held Saturday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Church of All Saints, McAdoo, by the Rev. Msgr. William Baker.
Interment will follow in St. Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Tresckow.
A calling hour will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Damiano Funeral Home Inc., McAdoo, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be entered and information is available at www.damiano fhinc.com.