Andrew A. Hanick, age 88, formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Walnut Ridge Memory Care. He retired as a foreman for U.S. Steel Clairton Works. A 1946 graduate of Clairton High School, he was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. and the Knights of Columbus, and was a second degree black belt in tae kwon do. He was formerly an active volunteer with the Divine Redeemer and a Eucharistic Minister at St. Michaels Parish. The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice and Walnut Ridge Memory Care.
Born January 8, 1930 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Andrew D. and Elizabeth (Guba) Hanick and husband of the late Diana Hanick. He is survived by son, John (Diane) Hanick of Granby, CO; son, Daniel Hanick of McKeesport; daughter, Nancy (Stephen) Halas of Greensburg; son, Neil E. Hanick of West Mifflin; grandchildren, Lauren Halas and Daniel Hanick; brother, Ralph W. Hanick of Winter Haven, FL; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by siblings, Mary Truax and Dennis and Lawrence (Uncle Bug) Hanick. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 4-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 9:30 AM in St. Michael Parish with the Rev. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Avenue, Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4240. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published January 10, 2018.