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Andrew A. Andreeko

February 12, 1942 - March 18, 2020

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Andrew A. Andreeko, 78 of Hazle Township, passed away Wednesday evening, 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, New Jersey for over 34 years as an electrical engineer and logistical specialist.

Andy was a life member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre, a member of the Hackettstown American Legion, Post 164, was President of the Mansfield Township, New Jersey 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, New Jersey, MAJ Andrew (Drew) Andreeko, U.S. Army, (Ret.) and his wife Jolene, Bangor, PA, and Amy Kinczel and her husband George, Hamilton, New Jersey, grandchildren Bailey, Ashley, Zachary, and Gavin, sister Arleen Pasonick and her husband Michael, Plains Township, 3 nephews.

Due to the current state of emergency, Funeral Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family from the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705. A Memorial Mass will be held in the future at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 or to Fisher House, 12300 Twinbrook Parkway, Suite 410, Rockville, MD 20852 in Andrew’s name.