Michael E. Fannick
Died: Nov 21, 2022
Michael E. Fannick
Michael E. Fannick born October 3, 1959 passed away peacefully at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Muhlenberg, PA on Monday November 21, 2022.  Mike or “Papa” as he was known best by all the children in the neighborhood. He lived for his grandchildren, also playing a large role in raising his nine year old granddaughter Elena.  There isn’t a man in this world that will or can replace him.

He was a son of the late Julia (Troyanoski) & Michael G Fannick. Mike was a 1977 graduate of North Schuylkill.  Mike is survived by his brother David W Fannick & his fiancé Diane L Ketusky.  Mike’s daughters Rachel Hidlay (wife of Travis) & Leah Fannick, and their mother Robin Kline.  Grandchildren Turner, Jane, Cole & Elena. Nieces, Ashley & Emily Fannick.   Friends, Angela Elsavage & Deryl Wolfgang, Matthew & Roxana Zoppetti, Cousin Dave (Wood) Matta & wife Barb, Georgene Anthony, Barbi & Brian Rowe and their daughter Brianna and many other good friends and family.

Mike loved helping everyone he could. He was a master plumber by trade and was owner of Master Supply Hardware, Frackville & Mickeys Wholesale, Catawissa.  He will be remembered for making you laugh whenever he could and lending a helpful hand to so many in his life.  He will be greatly missed by all.

Mike was an expert target shooter in his youth. Mike was an avid power sports fan, loving motorcycles, especially his Harley, old cars and snow mobiles. He enjoyed spending time at Motorsports and More Kawasaki, Suzuki with Michael Little and George Kerner.

Religious Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday morning at the Albert L. Gricoski Funeral Home, Frackville, with Rev. Petro Zvarych, of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church as celebrant.  Relatives and Friends are invited to visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home Saturday morning.  Interment will be in St. Michael’s Parish Cemetery, Englewood/Frackville.

The family & friends would like to thank Lehigh Valley Hospital and especially Dr. John Mannisi, MD, a truly caring individual, whose care kept Mike going for many years.  Cash contributions would be greatly appreciated to help raise 9 year old Elena.  Checks can be made payable to:  Elena Fannick P. O. Box 333, Bloomsburg, PA  17815.

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