Obituary of Stephen Hricko
Stephen Nicholas Hricko, age 91, of DeLand, FL, passed away peacefully on Dec. 3, 2018 in DeLand. He was born in Blakely, PA to Stephen and Anna (nee Kieselica) Hricko. During WWII, Mr. Hricko enlisted in the US Navy and served from 1944-1946. Following his military service, Mr. Hricko spent his career in manufacturing in Connecticut. He and his wife Ann retired to Palm Coast in 1988. After Ann passed, Steve relocated to DeLand in 2015 to be near his daughter.
He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Ann G. Hricko. Survivors include two children, Cheryl E. (Frank) Johnson of DeLand, FL and Gordon S. Hricko of Bristol, CT.
The family is most appreciative of the loving care he received at Brookdale of DeLand Assisted Living Facility, and by Vitas Hospice.
Visitation will be held on Fri. Dec. 7, 2018 from 5-7 PM at the Lankford Funeral Home in DeLand. Funeral Mass will be held on Sat. Dec. 8, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the St. Peter Catholic Church, 359 W. New York Ave., DeLand. Directly following the Mass, Mr. Hricko will be entombed with his wife, in the Garden of Resurrection, at the Grace Lutheran Church, 338 Ocean Shore Blvd., Ormond Beach, FL.
Memorial contributions can be made in Mr. Hricko’s name, to the Veteran’s charity of your choice.
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