Andrew P. Klatka, 79, of Shenango Twp. New Castle, PA passed away the afternoon of March 11, 2022 at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Andrew was born April 16, 1942 in New Castle. He was the son of the late Andrew T. and Jennie (Sroczynski) Klatka. Andrew married the former Kathleen E. Klish, she survives at home. They were married for 17 years. Mr. Klatka is Roman Catholic and attended Holy Spirit Parish-St. Vincent DePaul site.
Andrew attended Youngstown State University for two years majoring in Education. Mr. Klatka retired after 30 years of service as a meat packer at Castle Brand Meat Packing Company. Andrew was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates and local High School football fan. He loved spending time outdoors, hunting and fishing. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife Kathleen, Andrew is survived by three-stepsons, John E. (Fiance: Tammy Zeronas) Alfano of New Castle, Grant C. Alfano of New Castle, and Justin T. Alfano of Los Angeles, CA ; eight step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Klatka was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-Law, Edward Klish; and niece, Amy Ross.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at the Noga Funeral Home Inc., 1142 Mill Street, New Castle.
A Blessing Service will be celebrated immediately following visitation at 4 p.m. in the funeral home. Rev. Benjamin Barr of Holy Spirit Parish will officiate. Inurnment will be in Parkside Mausoleum.