Francis J. Chandler, 89, of Glassport died July 6, 2017. He is the son of the late Adam and Cecilia (Nicikowski) Chlystek. Beloved husband of Dolores (Moritz) Chandler, in which they celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on June 15th. He is survived by his children Joseph (Mitzie) Chandler of MN, David (Kathie) Chandler of Chippewa, PA, James (Patti) Chandler of Greensburg,PA, and Mary Ann (David) Pohill of Richeyville, PA; grandchildren Stacy (Ryan) Rhoads, Stephanie (Stan) Marinos, Jennifer (Brian) Stepp, Valerie (Luke) Eckley, David (Amy) Chandler, Nickolas (Jess) Chandler, Jesse (Courtney) Chandler, Joshua (Dominique) Chandler, Matt (Celine) Weaver, Mandy (Shawn) Weaver, Josh Weaver, Lindsey Rohrer, and Rachael (Steve) Fiedler; great-grandchildren Caden, Brayden, Racquel, Rayce, Ava, Bria, Kyla, Gage, Garrett, Brooke, Hannah, David, Hunter, Katelyn, Gavin, Aubrey, Jude, Brennen, Skyler, Everleigh, and Evelynn; brother John Chlystek of McKeesport; also nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sister Rita Washabaugh and brother Arthur Chlystek. Francis was retired from U.S. Steel Irvin Works, a member of Queen of the Rosary Church, American Legion and Glassport Senior Citizens. He also served in the Merchant Marines before serving in the U.S. Army WWII. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport Sun. 6-9 and Mon. 2-4 and 6-9. A funeral service will be held Tue. 10am at Queen of the Rosary Church with Rev. Wojcicki, interment following Round Hill Cemetery.
Originally published July 09, 2017.