Felix Edward Szalkowski, 76, of Homer City (Brush Valley) died Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Indiana Regional Medical Center. He was the son of the late Stella Szalkowski and was born on March 4, 1945 in Poland.
Felix was an Eagle Scout and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed his side-by-side, casinos, hunting, fishing, and traveling.
He was foreman for R&P Coal Company and Consol Energy Company until his retirement in 1991.
Felix was a member of the VFW Post #1989, Indiana; the Shelocta Shooting Range; the Red Barn Sportsman's Club and the Numine Sportsman's Club. He was a member of the NRA.
Felix was a Vietnam Veteran with the US Army, where he was a medic. He was a Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Zack) Szalkowski; his two children, Brian Szalkowski, of Indiana and Karen Bates, of Miami, Florida; his five grandchildren, Jarhed Szalkowski and Austin Szalkowski both of Homer City; Brionna Szalkowski and Alex Szalkowski both of Shelocta and Alora Young, of Miami, FL . He is also survived by his sister, Irene Kranitz and her husband Donald, of North Carolina, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his two brothers, Stanley and Joseph.
At Felix’s request there will be no viewing.
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