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Carl "Bill" William FetckoMay 16, 1949 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 68)
Carl William "Bill" Fetcko, 68, of Canonsburg, died Thursday, January 11, 2018, in Townview Health and Rehabilitation, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. In order to help others, Bill donated his brain to Parkinson's research.
He was born May 16, 1949, in Canonsburg, a son of Carl A. and Florence Griffin Fetcko.
Mr. Fetcko was a member of St. Patrick Church, Canonsburg. He had also served on the North Strabane Township Zoning Board for many years.
He started his working career in transportation at Western Center. He later became a transportation manager at Woodville State Hospital, and retired from Penn Dot District 11 Engineering.
Bill enjoyed spending time with his family and friends telling one of his many jokes. He loved vacationing at the family camp in Mageetown. He enjoyed shooting pool, working on his cars, riding his motorcycle and being an all around "Mr. Fix It." Bill also enjoyed gardening, swimming, exercising and taking long walks with his wife.
On September 17, 1983, he married his loving wife, Linda Diane Lustic-Fetcko, who survives. Also surviving are his daughter, Jodi Kubit, and her husband Ed, of Mt. Lebanon, his sons, Shawn Fetcko, and his wife Sara, of Bridgeville, Carl Fetcko Jr., and his wife Kari, of North Strabane, daughter, Shannon Muraco, and her husband Jim, of Carnegie; brother, Tom Fetcko, of Canonsburg; sister, Margie Mahramus, and her husband Nick, of Canonsburg; 7 grandchildren, Lilly, Eddie, and Molly Kubit; Alexis and Zachary Keyes; Emily and Matthew Fetcko; baby Muraco, who is due in June; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Joe Fetcko.
Friends will be received Sunday 2-4 and 6-8pm, at the Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, LTD, 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, Phillip L. Sollon, supervisor, J. David Sollon, director, 724-746-1000.
Additional visitation will be held Monday, 9-9:30am. Departing prayers will be said in the funeral home Monday, at 9:30am, followed by a Mass of Christian burial, at 10am, in St. Patrick Church, Canonsburg.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests memorial contributions be made to 365 Hospice; www.365hospice.com; 2549 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville, Pa 15146, or the Parkinson Foundation of Western PA, 575 Lincoln Ave, Bellevue PA, 15202; www.pfwpa.org, in Bill Fetcko's name.
The family wishes to give a special thank you, to the staff of 365 Hospice and the staff at Townview for the loving care they gave Bill.
Please visit www.sollon.com to leave online condolences.