LANGHORNE - Andrew J. Orloski Sr., 93, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Langhorne Gardens.
Born in Burnham, Andy was an original Fairless Hills homeowner and Saint Frances Cabrini parishioner, where he also sang with the choir and was a member of the senior citizens group.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Saint Joseph the Worker Council 4215.
Andy retired from USX Fairless Works after 28 and a half years and then joined his wife for 12 years with Homesitting Services.
He was a U.S. Army veteran who served from 1942 to 1945 in North Africa, Italy, Germany and France. He was also a Purple Heart recipient.
Andy was an avid golfer and reader. He enjoyed bowling, chess, pinochle and horseshoes. In 1977, he played at Pebble Beach, which was a highlight of a six-week cross-country trip he took with his wife.
On Jan. 31, 2012, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Monsignor Michael P. McCormac, of Saint Frances Cabrini Parish, was the presider as Andy and his beloved wife renewed their marriage vows in celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary.
Beloved husband of 61 years to Cecelia R. (Burd), Andy was the loving father of Andrew J. Jr., Stephen A. and Perry D. Orloski. He will also be sadly missed by: his grandchildren, Daniel, Anastasia, Jenny, Todd, Neil, Anne Marie and Thomas; his great-grandchildren, Mitchell, Tara, Isabella, Dylan and Nolan; and his sister-in-law, Rita Van (Harold) Meter .
He was predeceased by a daughter, Mary, and two sisters, Katherine Clark and Mary Mazza.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Third and North Dorcas streets, Lewistown. Rite of committal will follow in Juniata Memorial Park.
Family and friends are invited to attend his viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Andy's name may be made to Eternal World Television Network, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210.
Condolences may be posted at www.doughertyfuneralhome.com.