Robert Luchkiw, 89, of Butler passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the VA Community Living Center in Butler.
Born July 29, 1929 in Lyndora, He was a son of the late Wasyl and Helen Luchkiw.
He worked for Pullman Standard Car Company for over 30 years, until it's closing. He then worked for the Whitestown Village Apartments for nine years doing maintenance.
He was a member of St. Fidelis Roman Catholic Church in Meridian, where he had worked the fish fries during Lent.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy during the Korean War.
He was also a member of the American Legion #778 in Lyndora. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving are two sons: Robert A. (Marcia) Luchkiw of Ravena, NY and Jeffrey L. Luchkiw of TN.
Two daughters: Debra (John) Wilson of Butler and Lisa (Paul) Scolieri of Cranberry Twp.
Grandchildren: J.T. (Cheryle), Chris (Julie), Jeremy (kristin), Rachelle (Will), Jordan (Emily), Evan, Matt, Kyler and Noelle.
Great grandchildren: Riley, Haylee, Braylen, Ian, Gavin, Owen, Leighila, Greyson and Adelyn.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Marie Rodgers Luchkiw who passed away November 2, 2006. They were married December 29, 1951. Also, an infant son, Raymond Allen Luchkiw, a grandson, Todd Joseph Wilson. Seven brother; Steve, John, Pete, Andy, Bill, Basil and Alex. Three sisters, Olga, Anne and Kathryn.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Monday. Funeral Services are private.
Memorial donations may be made to the VA Inpatient Hospice at the Community Living Center, 325 New Castle Road Butler, PA 16001.