American Veteran 02

Andrew M. Batcho

November 13, 1945 ~ December 3, 2019 (age 74)


Andrew M. Batcho, 74, of McAdoo, passed away suddenly Tuesday morning at his home. 

            Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Michael and Martha (Petruncio) Batcho.

            He was a member of St. Mary’s U.C. Church, McAdoo.

            Andy was a Vietnam War veteran serving in the U.S. Navy.

            Prior to retiring, he was a teacher for a number of years and also a former Principal of St. John the Baptist U.C. Elementary School, Northampton.  Also, Andy was a published author of various papers and short stories.

            Surviving, were his siblings Rev. Michael Batcho and Rev. Robert Batcho, both of McAdoo, and Dr. Krystine Batcho, of Syracuse, NY; nephew, Dr. Zachary Batcho and niece, Rebecca Yaworski.

            Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Divine Liturgy with Office of Christian Burial Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s U.C. Church, McAdoo.  Rev. George Worschak will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.

            No public calling hours are scheduled.

            The Damiano Funeral Home Inc., McAdoo, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Divine Liturgy
December 7, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church
210 W. Blaine St.
McAdoo, PA 18237

No public calling hours are scheduled

Interment following funeral service
December 7, 2019

St. Mary's U.C. Cemetery
Adams St.
McAdoo, PA 18237

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