August 12, 1926 - March 29, 2021
Date of Service: March 31, 2021
Funeral Home Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc.
Stephen W. Gallick, 94, of Simpson died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. His wife, the former Helen Scepita Gallick died in 2013.
Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Stephen J and Mary Gitch Gallick. He was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson and served in the Navy during World War II. He retired from Farview State Hospital, Waymart.
Stephen was a Free Mason, past president of the Lions Club, Camden, New Jersey, past president of Tri- County Sportsmen Club, Simpson and a member of the American Legion Post #221, Carbondale. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed gardening.
He is survived by his step-daughters, Sophie Tedesco and husband Frank, Union Dale, who were his caregivers, Mary Ann Mahoski, Deer Park, NY, a grandson, Paul Schroettner and wife Maureen, a grandson in law, Richard Mayer, three great grandchildren, Ethan Mayer, Arianna and Deacon Schroettner.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary A. Gallick, a brother, baby William and a granddaughter, Laura Mayer.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 AM in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Fulton St., Simpson by Pastor Richard Miller. Military services will be by V.F.W. Post #4712, Simpson. There will be a private family visitation.
Arrangements are by the Joseph W Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc., Simpson. For condolences visit: www.scotchlasfuneralhome.com