Russell J. Wilchacky of Buckingham, PA passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Langhorne, PA. He was 87.
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Born in Atlas, PA to the late Alexander and Irene (Habura) Wilchacky, he resided in Buckingham Springs for the past three years and was a former resident of Doylestown and Richboro, PA.
Russell was formerly employed as a tester in the metallurgy lab with US Steel of Fairless Hills, PA and retired in 1995 after 40 years of service. He then worked part-time as a bus driver with First Student Inc. of Newtown, PA for 18 years. Russell was a US Naval Veteran and served during the Korean War. He was a Philly sports enthusiast, enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports, and also loved exercising and reading.
He was the beloved husband of 54 years to Kathleen (Moran) Wilchacky; devoted father of Glenn Wilchacky and wife Elisa, Elizabeth (Beth Ann) Kearney and husband Michael, and Karen Wilchacky; dear brother of Walter (Diane) Wilchacky, Bob Wilchacky, Ann Wilchacky and the late Mel, Sam and Pearl (Wilchacky) Register; loving grandfather of Ben, David, Matthew, Lauren and Emma; also survived by many nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 235 E. State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 12:15 pm. The family will receive their friends from 11:15 am -12:15 pm at the church.
Interment with military honors will follow in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 3 International Drive, Suite 200, Rye Brook, NY 10573 or www.lls.org would be appreciated.
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