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Frank S. Kochniarczyk

December 7, 1937 January 27, 2023
Frank S. Kochniarczyk
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Obituary for Frank S. Kochniarczyk

Frank S. Kochniarczyk, 85, of Gettysburg, PA died Friday, January 27, 2023 at the Gettysburg Hospital.

Born December 9, 1937 in Chicago, IL he was the son of the late Stanley and Sophie (Moczarna) Kochniarczyk. He was the husband of H. Jeanne (Criss) Kochniarczyk, of Gettysburg to whom he was married to for 49 years.

Mr. Kochniarczyk was a Chief Yeoman in United States Navy serving for 19 years. Much of career was aboard Nuclear submarines, specifically in the USS Hammerhead, the USS Stonewall Jackson, and the USS Abraham Lincoln. After his submarine service he continued to serve in various capacities in the Washington, DC area with the Defense Language Institute, the Naval Oceanic Office and retired from National Defense University Industrial College of the Armed Forces. While having received many citations and awards throughout his career, he was exceptionally proud of being awarded the Commandant's Award for outstanding service.

In addition to his wife, Frank is survived by his two children, Susan Bragg, Terry Kochniarczyk, his sister, Teresa Pett, and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, February 10, 2023 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 25 West High St., Gettysburg, PA. A burial will take place in the future at the Arlington National Cemetery. The Monahan Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements and online condolences may be made at Donations can be made in Franks honor to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or your choice of animal rescue organizations instead of flowers.

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10:00 AM 2/10/2023 10:00:00 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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Arlington National Cemetery Final Resting Place

Memorial Ave.
Arlington, VA 22211

Memorial Ave. Arlington 22211 VA
United States

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