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 Benjamin Sorchik

Benjamin Sorchik

Birth
Loyalville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Oct 2012 (aged 88–89)
Franklin, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Loyalville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100642888 · View Source
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Son of of Vasily "William" Sorchik and Anastasia Ursha; brother of Elizabeth "Betty", Ludwig "Walter" and Helen Sorchik.

Previously married to Marilyn, mother of his five children

FRANKLIN - Benjamin Sorchik, 89, died after a brief illness at Newton Medical Center on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Born to Basil and Anastasia Sorchik in Loyalville, Pa., he had lived in Wantage and Hunlock Creek, Pa., for 22 years before moving to Franklin about five years ago.
Mr. Sorchik served with the United States Marine Corps during World War II in the Pacific and then worked as a supervisor for Jersey Central Power and Light out of Franklin for 35 years before retiring in 1983. He was a member of the Pvt. Charles Auberger Memorial American Legion Post 213 in Sussex and enjoyed working outside, building things and doing electrical work.
Mr. Sorchik was predeceased by a brother, Walter Sorchik; and two sisters, Betty Strunk and Helen Frolich. He was the beloved husband for 31 years of Helen D. Sorchik (Bertalan), of Franklin; devoted father of Eric Sorchik and his wife, Penny, of New Egypt, Scott Sorchik and his wife, Betty, of Loyalville, Pa., Lance Sorchik and his wife, Diane, of Wantage, Gail Couture and her husband, Jon, of Glencoe, Ill., and Brent Sorchik and his wife, Marta, of Kennesaw, Ga; stepfather of Robert Szanyi and his wife, Dixon, of Ogdensburg, Richard Szanyi and his wife, Carol Lynn, of Franklin, and Ron Szanyi and his wife, Gail, of Warrenton, Va; and cherished by 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive their friends at F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main St., Franklin, Friday, Oct. 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Loyalville, Pa. Information and condolences can be found at www.fjohnramseyfuneralhome.com.


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  • Created by: L Follmer
  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100642888
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Sorchik (1923–23 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100642888, citing Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Loyalville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by L Follmer (contributor 47005550) .