HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania – George A. Nicikowski, age 58, of Leech Rd., Hempfield Township, passed away Tuesday morning, May 23, 2017 in his residence after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 15, 1958 to Frank and Jean (Taylor) Nicikowski.
He was a graduate of Northwestern High School in Detroit and served in the U.S. Navy from 1977-1981.
For the past 13 years, he had been employed in production at Jamestown Paint Company. George also worked in sales on Saturday’s at Scott Furniture in there Hermitage and Greenville stores. He had previously been employed as a electrical foreman at the former Trinity Industries.
George enjoyed target shooting, trips to the casino, sitting on his porch with his wife after work drinking coffee and reading the newspaper and most of all, attending and supporting his children’s activities.
On June 8, 1987, he married the former, Kathleen I. Recinella, she survives. Also surviving is a daughter, Angela M. Nicikowski; two sons, Joseph W. Nicikowski and Paul A. Nicikowski, all at home; a sister, Susie Martin of Tennessee and numerous nieces and nephews.
Calling Hours will be held Monday, May 29, 2017, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, Pennsylvania.
Funeral Service will be Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. V. David Foradori, officiating, Pastor of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church. Greenville VFW #3374 will render military honors at the conclusion of the service.
Inurnment will be in St. Michael Cemetery
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice.
A television tribute will air Friday, May 26 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.