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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Michael J. Lenick, 70 – Pigeon Fancier

Michael J. Lenick, 70, of Friedensburg, passed away Wednesday at his home.

Born in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Andrew and Mabel Katchmarek Lenick.

Michael was a 1967 graduate of Minersville High School. He was of the Catholic faith. He was a member of the Schuylkill County Pigeon Association. He was a Pigeon fancier and raised pigeons for fun and profit.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Fred Lenick and Leon Lenick.

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He is survived by 2 daughters, Janelle Richmond, Middletown, and Nicole Messier, Worchester, Ma.; 5 grandchildren, Indiana Messier, Haley Messier, Sabrina Richmond, Hannah Richmond and Jack Messier: 4 brothers, Ted Lenick and William Lenick, Wilmington, De., John Lenick, Newtown, and Francis Lenick, Tampa, Fla.; also nieces and nephews.

Private services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Michael’s memory, visit us at


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