Francis A. Navich

Francis A. Navich, 97, of Montoursville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at his residence.

He was born March 9, 1923, in Forest City, the son of William and Mary (Klonski) Navich.

He was a World War II veteran. He retired from Muncy Homes, was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, was active in Little League sports when he was younger, and he enjoyed fishing and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, the former, Dorothy L. Krempasky, three brothers, and a sister.

He is survived by his son, William (Kimberly) Navich, of Montoursville; a daughter, Karen Navich, of Deltona, Fla.; a brother Vince Navich, of Moosic; a sister, Marian Paperno, of Moosic; four grandchildren, Tom (Pam) Navich, Dan (Ashley Liddic) Navich, Brittany (Chad) Delaney, and Zach Pepperman; and four great-grandchildren, Kirsten Navich, Kayleigh Rae Clouser, Connor Navich, and Griffin Delaney.

A private memorial mass will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church.

Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 800 Mulberry St., Montoursville PA 17754.

Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.