Henry Stanley Franczyk , 94, of Vandergrift. Pa., passed away on Monday November 16, 2020 at Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville, Pa. He was born Tuesday, August 24, 1926 in Vandergrift, Pa., the son of the late Andrew and Anna Dziak Franczyk. Henry was a graduate of Vandergrift High School. He was a member of Saint Gertrude Roman Catholic Church in Vandergrift, Pa. Before his retirement, he was employed by PPG Glass works in Creighton for over 50 years. Henry was a Proud Veteran, having served in the United States Marine Corp during WWII. He enjoyed spending time with his family, playing solitaire and doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Rita Waros Franczyk, his daughter, Maryann Cecchi and her husband, Michael, his granddaughters, Paula (Brady) Bertetto, Gina (Matt) Cecchi and Maria (Curtis) Bertetto, his great grandchildren, Ava Bertetto, Nicole Bertetto and Vincent Bertetto, his sister, Helen Kolakowski and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Albert and Bernard Franczyk who paid the ultimate sacrifice in World War II and a brother, Emmanuel Franczyk. Graveside services will be held at Riverview Cemetery in Apollo, Pa. on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Scott Fairman, officiating.
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