Nicholas Sekellick, 95, passed away peacefully at Providence Place, Pottsville on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, with his niece Sharon L. (McFadden) Carroll and her husband Anthony C. Carroll at his side.
Nick was born in Buck Run, Pa. on September 5, 1927, to Frances (Bazaar) Sekellick and Simon Sekellick. He was a member of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, Minersville.
Nick was a Medic while serving with the U.S. Army during Post World War II. As a child at the age of 10 he was a “Breaker Boy” for the coal industry. Nick was employed by the 7 Up bottling company for 40 years. Before retiring as Vice-President of the Pottsville branch. He was a President of The Pottsville Club from 1979-1981, and a member of the Rotary Club.
In addition to his parents, Nick was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine (Fliegel) Sekellick, in 2005, and three brothers, James (Monica) Sekellick, John (Veronica) Sekellick, and Alex Sekellick, as well as a sister, Mary Weiss.
Nick is survived by a sister, Irene, wife of Bill Post, many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He is also survived by his devoted and beloved family friends, the Rissmiller and Jenkins families.
A Requiem Divine Liturgy shall be celebrated Saturday, 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, Minersville. All are respectfully invited to attend a visitation at the church from 8:30 to the time of Liturgy. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations made to the St. Nicholas School Fund.
Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville entrusted with the arrangements.
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