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Robert P. Wychock, Sr.

June 7, 1932 - November 18, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: November 24, 2020

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery St. Mary s Cemetery

Church St. Andre Bessette Parish

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Robert P. Wychock, Sr., 88 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday morning, November 18, 2020 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains Township.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late John and Blanch (Rogalski) Wychock.

Bob was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, Class of 1951 and was a Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict, attaining the rank of Seaman. Upon his Honorable Discharge, he was employed as a Produce Manager at Acme Markets, until his retirement.

Bob was an avid softball player and was on the team that won the National Senior Olympics title in 2004. Bob was also an avid outdoorsman and loved spending time in the woods hunting, fishing, and picking mushrooms. Bob also loved spending time with his great-grandchildren, Teyton and Addison Wychock. He was an active member of St. Andre Bessette Parish, North Wilkes-Barre.

He was preceded in death by his infant son John, Brothers John Wychock, Jr. and Paul Wychock.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, the former Beverly Knelly, sons Robert Wychock, Jr., Plains, and David Wychock, Sr., and his wife Denise, Nanticoke, daughter Barbara Zabriski and her husband Paul, Plains, grandchildren Brenda, Hilary, David Jr., Marcus, and Kaila, 5 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, brothers Ed Wychock, SC, Carl Wychock, Mountain Top, Tom Wychock, Parsons, and Joe Wychock, Cornwall, PA, sister Joy Brady, Danville, several nieces and nephews.

Bob’s family would like to offer a sincere thank you to Dr. Gerald Gibbons and the nurses and staff at Geisinger Wyoming Valley for the wonderful care and compassion given to Bob.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 11:00 am at St. Andre Bessette Church, 668 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705. Interment with Military Honors accorded by the United States Navy will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Masks and/or face coverings are required at all times at church and/or cemetery and please practice social distancing while paying your respects. A Memorial Service for Bob will be held at a later date next spring.

Arrangements entrusted to the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.