Palko , Andrew J. 90
Andrew J. Palko, 90, of Turtle Creek, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. He was a World War II Army veteran, serving in the 82nd Engineers Combat Battalion in the European Theater. Andrew was a member of the Plaster Union Local 31 and the Drywall Finishers Local 2006. He was the husband of 57 years to the late Lucy L. (Varlotta) Palko; and father of Mark Palko of Florida, Luann Reiter, of California, and Michael Palko, of Wilkins Township. He is also survived by nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sisters, Anna Duch and Mary Sarkus. Friends are welcome 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at the PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME TURTLE CREEK/MONROEVILLE CHAPEL, 1111 Monroeville Avenue at James Street, Turtle Creek, 412-823-9350. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Colman Church. Entombment, with military honors, will follow in Good Shepherd Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 15222. http://www.laniganfuneralhome.com.