Andrew J. Philipczak, Jr., 90, of Montrose Manor, passed away March 11, 2022, at 6:25 AM in the Reading Hospital where he was a patient.
He was the husband of the late Ruth (Lattanzio) Philipczak who passed away on Valentine’s Day 2010. They celebrated 59 years of marriage prior to her passing. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Andrew J. Philipczak, Sr., and Stella (Taras) Philipczak.
He was a machinist / tool maker retiring in 1994 from Dana Corporation. He previously worked at Rockwell Int’l and Hub Tool. He was a member of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church, Reading and a 1949 graduate of Reading High School. He was a member of Cocalico Propbusters, Berks County Barn Stormers, and was a life member of Mohnton Fish & Game. He had a passion for building and flying RC planes and even built his own full-size aircraft. Andrew had his pilots license and was a past president of EAA.
He is survived by his son – Steven D. husband of Joanne (Frey) Philipczak of Mohnton.
Funeral services from Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington on Friday, March 18, 2022, at 10:30 AM. Father Roman Sverdan will officiate. Interment in Nativity BVM Cemetery, Cumru Township. Viewing on Thursday, March 17, 2022, from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. www.kleefuneralhome.com
Date: Thursday, March 17, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Friday, March 18, 2022
Time: 10:30 am
Father Roman Sverdan will officiate