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Andrew A. Timko, Jr.

Andrew A. Timko, Jr., “Sandy”, 72, of Shavertown, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2024, at home.


Born in Wilkes-Barre on October 15, 1951, he was the son of the late Andrew Timko Sr. and Eleanor Jagoda Timko. 

Known to his family and friends as Sandy, he loved sports at an early age, excelling at every sport he played especially baseball and football. So much so, that after graduating from Plains High School, he was awarded a full athletic scholarship to Delaware Valley College, where he majored in chemistry. He also played for the Scranton Red Sox Collegiate baseball team. He truly had a passion for sports and was a die-hard St. Louis Cardinals, Montreal Expos and Philadelphia Eagles fan. He also had a knack for statistics and could tell you anything about any player in professional sports, it was truly impressive. He was also an amazing golfer, winning countless Invitational’s for his employer and many competitions at Spring Ford Country Club.  

He worked at Ashland Chemical for over 25 years, retiring as Vice President of the Northern Region. 


Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Donna Lussi Timko; daughter, Alissa Timko, Shavertown; son, Andrew A. Timko, III (Jessica), Wyoming; grandchildren, Carmella, Buddy, Ava, Jaxton, Grantland and Gracelyn; brothers, Jack Timko (Dorothy), Plains and Ronald Timko (Barbara), TN; sisters-in-law, Bernie Lello (Denis), Swoyersville and Gail Lussi, Exeter; nieces and nephews. 


The family will receive friends and relatives Monday, July 8, 2024, from 4pm-6pm in Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, July 9, 2024, at 9:30am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston. Those attending are asked to go directly to church.  Interment, Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville. 

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5 days ago

Donna and family, I’m very sorry for your loss. May you feel comfort with your family and friends support at this time. I will pray for all of you. Jane Dabbieri Jeffery

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