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Simon J. Waitkaitis

August 21, 1939 March 28, 2019
Simon J. Waitkaitis
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Simon J. Waitkaitis Jr., 79, of Pottsville, passed away on Thursday morning at Orwigsburg Center.

Born in Palo Alto, on August 21, 1939, he was a son of the late Simon and Margaret (Womer) Waitkaitis, Sr.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

Simon is a member of St. Patrick R.C.C., Pottsville.

He worked in road construction at Charles B. Adukaitis for 32 years.

Simon enjoyed hunting and doing yardwork.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Florence Skripo and brother, Edward.

Simon is survived by his wife, Janet L. (Livergood) Waitkaitis, to whom he was married 49 years ; three daughters: Mary Waitkaitis, Margaret Brilla, and Jean Ann Waitkaitis, all of Pottsville; grandchildren: Kayla, Charles, Stevie, and Jessie; nephews: Robert, Albert, Joseph, Michael, John, Edward Jr., and Billy; and nieces Laurel and Alice.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 2nd, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. A viewing will be held on Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the procession will leave for church.

Interment with military honors will follow in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com




Please insert for tomorrow, March 31th, and confirm receipt.
Thank you,
Meredith
Meredith A. Bixler
Lord-Bixler FH, Inc.





Simon J. Waitkaitis Jr., 79, of Pottsville, passed away on Thursday morning at Orwigsburg Center.

Born in Palo Alto, on August 21, 1939, he was a son of the late Simon and Margaret (Womer) Waitkaitis, Sr.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

Simon is a member of St. Patrick R.C.C., Pottsville.

He worked in road construction at Charles B. Adukaitis for 32 years.

Simon enjoyed hunting and doing yardwork.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Florence Skripo and brother, Edward.

Simon is survived by his wife, Janet L. (Livergood) Waitkaitis, to whom he was married 49 years ; three daughters: Mary Waitkaitis, Margaret Brilla, and Jean Ann Waitkaitis, all of Pottsville; grandchildren: Kayla, Charles, Stevie, and Jessie; nephews: Robert, Albert, Joseph, Michael, John, Edward Jr., and Billy; and nieces Laurel and Alice.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 2nd, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. A viewing will be held on Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the procession will leave for church.

Interment with military honors will follow in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com




Please insert for tomorrow, March 31th, and confirm receipt.
Thank you,
Meredith
Meredith A. Bixler
Lord-Bixler FH, Inc.





Simon J. Waitkaitis Jr., 79, of Pottsville, passed away on Thursday morning at Orwigsburg Center.

Born in Palo Alto, on August 21, 1939, he was a son of the late Simon and Margaret (Womer) Waitkaitis, Sr.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

Simon is a member of St. Patrick R.C.C., Pottsville.

He worked in road construction at Charles B. Adukaitis for 32 years.

Simon enjoyed hunting and doing yardwork.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Florence Skripo and brother, Edward.

Simon is survived by his wife, Janet L. (Livergood) Waitkaitis, to whom he was married 49 years ; three daughters: Mary Waitkaitis, Margaret Brilla, and Jean Ann Waitkaitis, all of Pottsville; grandchildren: Kayla, Charles, Stevie, and Jessie; nephews: Robert, Albert, Joseph, Michael, John, Edward Jr., and Billy; and nieces Laurel and Alice.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 2nd, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. A viewing will be held on Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the procession will leave for church.

Interment with military honors will follow in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com


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