Michael Aloysius CzachorOctober 23, 1928 ~ March 18, 2017 (age 88)
Czachor, Michael Aloysius, 88, Archbald, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, Saturday afternoon, at the Regional Hospital of Scranton. He was married to the former Alice V Oprisko, to whom he would have celebrated 65 years of marriage April 14th.
Born Tuesday, October 23, 1928, in Archbald, he was a son of the late Stanley S and Mary Anielcia (Biesiadecki) Czachor. Mike was a 1947 graduate of Archbald High School, and a 1961 graduate of Catholic University of Washington D.C. with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. Prior to retirement, he was the Assistant District Engineer, with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for 25 years, Archbald Borough, Jessup Borough, and Dickson City Borough. He was a member of the American Legion, Ambrose-Revels Post #328, and a lifelong member of Christ the King Parish, where he was a Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Acolyte, and sang with the choir for 23 of those years. Mike was also a member of the Holy Name Society, St. Alphonsus Retreat Society, District 4-O Club, PennDot, & P.A.R.S.E. He was an Army veteran, serving during the Korean conflict.
Surviving are his daughters, Michelle, wife of David Krutulis, Archbald, and Mary Jo, wife of Jonathon Pahoski, Dickson City, his grandchildren Alicia and David Krutulis, and Nicholas, Christopher, Jessica, and Joshua Pahoski; his great grandson Connor, and his sister Josephine Czachor, Archbald, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Mike was also preceded in death by his daughter Judith Ann in 1965, his brothers Edward and Reverend Christopher, C.P.; and his sisters Stella Shevitts, and Mary Rose Czachor.
The family wishes to extend sincere acknowledgement to Father Christopher S. Sahd, Bishop John M. Dougherty D.D., and Deacon Edward T. Kelly for their compassion and gentleness.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m. at Christ the King Parish, St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 429 Church Street, Archbald, with military honors to follow by the Shopa-Davey VFW post #6082. Those attending Mass are to go straight to the church. Family and friends may call Tuesday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Louis J Rapoch Funeral Home, 420 Church Street, Archbald. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Christ the King Parish, or a charity of your choosing.