Michael J. “Kiki” Hydock, 92, of Lake Hauto and formerly of Morrisville, PA for 30 years, peacefully passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020. He was the husband of Julia (Chernega) Hydock. They celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary in August of this year. Born in Coaldale, he was the son of the late Michael and Mary (Polifka) Hydock. He was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean War as a medic. He was employed by U.S. Steel Pipe Mill Corporation in Fairless Hills for 32 years until retiring. He was a graduate of Coaldale High School Class of 1947. He was a member of St. John Byzantine Catholic Church, Lansford, where he was a member of the pierogi crew. He was also a member of the Coaldale VFW. Mike enjoyed bowling while working at U.S. Steel and then enjoyed fishing after retiring at Lake Hauto. He played semi pro football in Coaldale and was an avid Penn State football fan.
Surviving along with his wife are sons Michael A. and his wife, Crispin of Wilkesboro, NC and John and his wife, Deborah of Levittown, PA; a daughter, Sandra Hydock of Chalfont, PA; grandchildren Kennon A. Hydock and Cayleigh Cooney.
A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. in St. John Byzantine Catholic Church, 104 E. Bertsch St. Lansford with Rev Dr. Vasyl Chepelskyy officiating. Military Graveside Service will be held in Sky View Memorial Park, Tamaqua. Visitors may pay their respects prior to the service Wednesday morning 10-11:00 A.M. in the church. All visitors are required to wear masks and follow all CDC regulations. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in his name to the Church, c/o the funeral home. The Sverchek-Blazosky Funeral Home is entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Online condolences at www.blazoskyfh.com.
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St. John Byzantine Catholic Church
104 E. Bertsch St., Lansford PA 18232