William “Bill” Lukacinsky, 64, Mountain Top, died Dec. 19, 2017, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital following a brief illness.
His loving wife is Margo (Bogusko) Lukacinsky, to whom he was happily married for 42 years.
Born June 15, 1953, in Wilkes-Barre, Bill was the only child born to the late Bella “Bill” Lukacinsky and Martha (Halecki) Lukacinsky.
Bill was a member of the last graduating class of the former Marymount High School, and he received an associate’s degree in electronics from LCCC.
Over the years, he was employed by RCA, Sweda Int., and owned his own cash register business. He recently retired from Lasership in Wilkes-Barre.
Bill served with the U. S. Army Reserves 109th Field Hospital as a medic. He held membership with the American Legion, Post 815, Wilkes-Barre Township.
A man of faith, Bill was a member of St. Jude’s Church, Mountain Top, and was a longtime member of St. Mary the Maternity Church, now Our Lady of Hope Parish, Wilkes-Barre.
During his teen years, he was a saxophone player in the band “The Travelers” with his best friends, Tony Umlah and Joe D.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Al Bogusko; and his brother-in-law, Tony Katra.
Surviving in addition to his loving wife, Margo, are his son, Lukas Lukacinsky, who was the joy of his life; his mother-in-law, Marge Bogusko; his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Anita and Rich Sirak; Andrea Bogusko; Matt Yorkonis; and Judy Katra; his nieces and nephews, April and David Fernandes; Aaron, Tracy, Andi and Arden Yorkonis; Kellan and Kyle Katra; and his many cousins and good friends.
A Memorial Mass which was celebrated in the church he was baptized and married in, Our Lady of Hope Parish, Wilkes-Barre, Reverend John S. Terry, pastor, officiated.
Interment followed in Saint Mary the Maternity Cemetery, West Wyoming.
To send the Lukacinsky family an online message of condolence, you may visit www.wroblewskifuneralhome.com.