PFC Stephen Sikitka

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PFC Stephen Sikitka

  • Birth 30 Apr 1922
  • Death 14 May 1945
  • Burial Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
  • Plot Section E, Site 2045
  • Memorial ID 2529514

Son of Mr. and Mrs Nicholas Sikitka.

Husband of Laurette C. Sikitka who resided in Dover, New Hampshire during the war.

News Article:

PFC, US MARINE CORPS WORLD WAR II

CARTERET - Mr. and Mrs Nicholas, Sikitka, 103 Edgar Street, have been notified that the body of their son, Pfc. Stephen Sikitka, 22, has been returned to this country on the Army Transport Sgt. Jack J. Pendleton.

Sikitka who served in the Marines was killed at Okinawa, May 14, 1945.

Born in Carteret, he attended the Carteret High School and when he enlisted for service on June 20, 1942 he was employed at the Carteret plant, of Westvaco Chlorine Products Corporation.

He was a communicant of St. Elizabeth's Church and a member of the Harmony Club.

Plans for the military funeral and reburial will be made as soon as the body reaches the regional distribution office of the Graves Registration Service.

Surviving, besides his parents are two sisters, Margaret and Helen.

Obituary can be found in Carteret Press, January 21, 1949, page 1


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2529514
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Stephen Sikitka (30 Apr 1922–14 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2529514, citing Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .