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Andrew A. Andreeko
February 12, 1942 - March 18, 2020
Andrew A. Andreeko, 78, of Hazle Township, PA, passed away on March 18, 2020 at St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, PA.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Andrew and Sophie (Falchek) Andreeko. Andy was a graduate of Wyoming Seminary and the Pennsylvania Military College, earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.
He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and remained in the Army for 28 years. He served as former Commander of the Wilkes-Barre US Army Reserve Criminal Investigation Detachment (CID) and retired as lieutenant colonel. He was employed at Picatinny Arsenal, of Dover, NJ, for over 34 years as an electrical engineer and logistical specialist.
Andy was a life member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre, PA, a member of the Hackettstown American Legion, Post 164, was president of the Mansfield Township, NJ, School Board for many years, and was a member of the Hazleton Elk Lodge #200, where he was honored as the "Elk of the Year" in 2015.
Andy was a mostly frustrated Philadelphia sports fan and avid golf enthusiast who is now in heaven with nothing but long drives and short putts.
He was preceded in death by his wife, and love of his life, the former Nancy Davies, on April 7, 2000.
Surviving are his children LTC Karen Andreeko, U.S. Army, (Ret.), Hackettstown, NJ, MAJ Andrew (Drew) Andreeko, U.S. Army, (Ret.) and his wife Jolene, Bangor, PA, and Amy Kinczel and her husband George, Hamilton, NJ; grandchildren Bailey, Ashley, Zachary, and Gavin, sister Arleen Pasonick and her husband Michael, Plains Township, PA, and three nephews.
Published by The Express Times on Mar. 21, 2020.
The above information is from details which were online here at the time of posting.
Burial was in the Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Date of Birth and cemetery details are per the Veteran's gravesite locator here.