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Andrew Joseph Jurcak, Jr.

February 12, 1947 September 18, 2021
Andrew Joseph Jurcak, Jr.
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Obituary for Andrew Joseph Jurcak, Jr.

Andrew Joseph “Andy” Jurcak, Jr. age 74, of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was born February 12, 1947 in New York City, son of the late Andrew J. & Lillian (Trunecek) Jurcak, Sr. Andy was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam War with the 4th Infantry Division. He was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star for his valor in combat. Andy later served with the White House Communications Agency supporting the President and Vice-President through four administrations. Andy enjoyed photography and for many years volunteered for the Gettysburg School District and Gettysburg College photographing and video recording various events. He looked forward every year for the programs that Music Gettysburg scheduled for the community. Andy is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lucy Frances (Nowak) Jurcak, a daughter, Christine J. Lindsey and husband Shawn of Gambrills, MD and a sister, Judith M. Koehler of Southfield, Mich. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church 25 West High St. Gettysburg, PA with Fr. Daniel Mitzel, Celebrant. A Viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg from 6:00-8:00 PM and on Thursday at the church from 10:00-11:00 AM. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. Online tributes and condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com. The family suggests memorials to Music Gettysburg, 61 Seminary Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325 or 4th Infantry Division Association, P. O. Box 1914, St. Peters, MO 63376.

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Visitation

Wednesday

29

Sep

6:00 PM 9/29/2021 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/29/2021 8:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

30

Sep

10:00 AM 9/30/2021 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/30/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

25 West High Street
Gettyburg, PA 17325

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
25 West High Street Gettyburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Thursday

30

Sep

11:00 AM 9/30/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

25 West High Street
Gettyburg, PA 17325

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
25 West High Street Gettyburg 17325 PA
United States

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Location

Arlington National Final Resting Place
United States
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