OBITUARY

Andrew E. Gacek, Sr.

August 31, 1922February 2, 2018
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Andrew E. Gacek Sr., 95 of Clarksville, died Friday, February 02, 2018 in the Waynesburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, Waynesburg. He was born August 31, 1922 in Republic, a son of the late John and Kunegunda Pawelczak Gacek. Andy served in the United States Army during WW II and was a retired coal miner. He was a member of St. Marcellus RC Church of Jefferson, a member of the American Legion Post #954, Jefferson, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 4793, Waynesburg, the Disabled American Veterans Post #123, Waynesburg, and the Clarksville area Lions Club. Andy was an avid golfer and lifelong member of Rohanna’s Golf Course, where he won the Club Championship nine out fifteen times. Surviving are a son, Andrew E. Gacek Jr. of Waynesburg; a daughter, Pati Adams of Kittanning, and a step-daughter, Georgana (Jack) Collins of Apollo Beach, FL; two grandchildren, Catherine (Dustin) Surber of Waynesburg and Drew (Heather) Gacek of Suwanee, GA; three great grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Schodowski of Wayside, NJ and Sophie Kopechessi of Queens, NY. Deceased are seven brothers, John Jr., Alexander, Charles, Edward, Louis, Leopold and Stanley Gacek in infancy; two sisters, Helen Gierczak and Theresa Mihealsick. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, in the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, where a Blessing Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018; followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Marcellus R. C. Church, 1340 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, PA 15344 with the Rev. Fr. J. Francis Frazer as celebrant. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, 1003 Jefferson Road, Waynesburg. Military Rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post #954, Jefferson. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to, Hire Heroes USA, www.hireheroesusa.org. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, February 6, 2018
  • Visitation Tuesday, February 6, 2018
  • Blessing Service Wednesday, February 7, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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Andrew E. Gacek, Sr.

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Paula Hood

February 7, 2018

Although I am not there today as dear Uncle Andy is layed to rest, I wanted to express that your loss is being shared by many, both near and far.
So many fond memories..someone so special will never be forgotten.
My hope is that time will heal your heart and all those wonderful memories comfort your soul.
Peace and Love,
Paula Schodowski Hood, Alan and Remy

Paula Hood

February 7, 2018

Although I was not able to join you today as you lay dear Uncle Andy to rest, I want you to remind you that his loss is shared by many, both near and far.
Someone so special will never be forgotten.
May time heal your heart and comfort your soul.
Peace and Love,
Paula Schodowski Hood, husband Alan, and son Remy

Tina Chipukaizer

February 6, 2018

I loved this sweet happy man. Thankful to have known him.

Vicky Jenkins

February 5, 2018

So sorry for your loss . It was such a pleasure to have met him and been welcomed into your home and lives. He will FOREVER hold a special place in my heart. May he R.I.P. <3

Georgana Collins

February 4, 2018

May all your days in heaven be "hole in ones"!
God has blessed you with all your years on earth.
Thankful to Bud for his care for you. Many memories shall remain with me. Thank you!

February 4, 2018

i remember short pants very well, always had a smile on his face may he rest in peace,BR

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