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Wesley Litchko, 83 – Loved Training Beagles and Flying Pigeons

Wesley Litchko, 83, of Ashland, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Lehigh Valley, Allentown.

Born in Catawissa, PA February 22, 1937 the son of the late John and Bertha (Fago) Litchko.

He worked in coal mines most of his life and was a former Ashland police officer.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved training beagles and flying pigeons.

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He was a member of the Assumption of Blessed Mary Church, Centralia, PA. He was of strong Faith and spent many hours praying for others.

He loved spending time with family. He was always smiling and always making others laugh and smile. He was a fan of the Dallas Cowboys and Ohio State Football.

He was the husband of the late Mary Teresa McGinley Litchko to whom he was married to for 60 years, 5 months, and 3 days.

He was survived by 4 children: Teresa Moses, (Scotty), Lavelle; Wesley Litchko (Rhonda). Mt. Carmel; Steven Litchko (Danielle), Ashland, Rosemary Postick (Michael), Fountain Springs. 7 Grandchildren: Robert, Nicole, Michelle (Freed), Rick, Scott Litchko, Steven Litchko, and Amber Boyer. 5 Great Grandchildren: Brody, Bailey, Tavin, Kaden, Braxton. 2 Sisters: Julia Fedako and Theresa Banic. 1 Brother: Nicholas Litchko.

Preceded in death by Brothers and Sisters: Mary, Bertha, George, Joseph, Michael, Dorothy, Martha, Elizabeth, and John. And infant brother and sisters: John, Anna, Andrew, Theodore, Margaret.

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A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Assumption B.V.M. Church, Centralia with Rev. Mark Fesniak officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Assumption B.V.M. Church, South Center St., Aristes, PA 17920.

Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Charles Heizenroth III, Supervisor.

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