Jacob Lorchak Jr., 81, of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest Thursday, October 17, 2019 in his residence. Born in Hauto, he was a son of the late Jacob Sr. and Mary (Drozdak) Lorchak. He was employed by Bonny Forge in Allentown until retiring. He was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War as a sharpshooter. He was a 1951 graduate of Nesquehoning High School. He was a member of St. Mary’s Russian Orthodox Church in Coaldale and was an avid Philadelphia Phillies Fan.
Surviving are sisters Martha Teno of Coaldale and Marie Yurchak of Tamaqua; and many nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a sister Rose Lisella and brothers Dimitri, Samuel, Walter, John, Peter, Theodore, and Michael.
A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. in St. Mary’s Russian Orthodox Church, 217 First St., Coaldale with V. Rev. James Waermedic officiating. Military Graveside services will held in the parish cemetery, Summit Hill. Call Tuesday Morning 9:30 A.M. until time of services in the church. Donations may be made in his name to the church. The Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
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