Peter A. Cikanovich

US ArmyPeter A. Cikanovich, age 87 of Girardville passed away Friday at his residence.

Born in Roaring Creek Township on August 10, 1926 he was a son of the late Joseph and Eva (Feder) Cikanovich.

He was a high school graduate.

US FlagMr. Cikanovich was a decorated World War II Army Veteran having served in the Pacific Theater of Operation.

Prior to his retirement, Pete worked as a machine operator at Honeywell Corporation, Mar Lin.

He was a member of Saint Vincent dePaul Church, Girardville and the Gordon Rifle Club.  He was a life member of the NRA.

Preceding him in death in addition to his parents were his wife the former Mary E. (Seiger) Stillman Cikanovich and siblings.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Surviving are a step-daughter, Mary Ann Foose of Brandonville; his nephew and caregiver, Robert D. “Bob” Bozylinski of Raven Run; additional nephews, nieces, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and many wonderful and helpful neighbors.  He will be sadly missed by his faithful dog, “Missy”.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11:30 AM in St. Vincent dePaul Church, Girardville.  Rev. Edward B. Connolly, Pastor will officiate.

Interment with military honors will follow at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

Relatives and friends may call Wednesday at St. Vincent dePaul Church from 10:00 am to 11:30 am.

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There will be no viewing or services from the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Hillside SPCA, PO Box 233, Pottsville, PA  17901.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.

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