Donald R. Loychik 1939-2013

GIRARD – Donald Raymond Loychik, 73, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, May 3, 2013.

He was born June 6, 1939, in Warren, and was a 1957 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School.

Donald was an avid golfer, and enjoyed pool, bike riding, fishing, water skiing and lawn work. He was a member and player for the American Pool Association.

Donald leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 33 years, Janet (Ferradino) Loychik, and his best buddy and son, Jason, at home. He also leaves three sons, Mark, Douglas and Eric; sisters, Martha (Rudy) Parella, and Gloria (John) Gillen; sister-in-law, Lucille Loychik; brother-in-law, Anthony (Margie) Ferradino; nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law, Marie Tauro who kept him laughing and lovingly helped care for him during his illness.

Besides his parents, John and Tina (Krystal) Loychik, he was preceded in death by his beloved brother, Walter Loychik.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard. A funeral service will be held at noon Tuesday at the funeral home, with viewing one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be at Girard Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to Sharon Regional Cancer Care Center.

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