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Dennis Andrew Golitko

June 10, 1959 ~ January 9, 2020 (age 60)

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Dennis Andrew Golitko died unexpectedly in his sleep on Thursday, January 9, 2020.

He was born on June 10, 1959 to Michael Golitko and Sophie Golitko in Brownsville, PA.  He grew up in Vesta 6/Denbo, PA, and graduated from Beth Center High School in 1977.  After graduation, he moved to Indiana to live with his brother, and would remain in Indiana for most of his life.  He had worked at various companies, and was employed by Co-Tronics in Peru at the time of his death.

Dennis is survived by his mother, Sophie Golitko, and his brother, Michael (Judy) Golitko, all of Kokomo.  Also surviving are his children: Dennis Andrew Golitko Jr. (D.J.) of Alaska, Maegen (Marcus) Davis of Texas, Debbera (Curtis) Brown of Peru, Connie Golitko (fiancé Johnny Panico) of Florida, Brandi (Rikko) Montelongo of Warsaw, Myranda (Andrew) Winch of Peru, and Shelby Golitko of Peru; as well as 13 grandchildren, who will greatly miss him.  Everyone who knew Dennis understood that he loved his children and his grandchildren very much.  Also surviving are two sisters, Denise (Richard) Boone of Phoenixville, PA, and Mary Ann (Richard) Lacey of Brownsville, PA; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Dennis was active in the Peru softball league for many years.  He was a loyal Pittsburg Steeler fan.  Dennis was a Christian.

Visitation will be held from 4pm – 7pm on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana.  Funeral service will follow at 7pm, with Pastor Keith Allen officiating.  Burial will take place on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 1pm, at the Marion National Cemetery in Marion, Indiana, with military rites.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 16, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

Funeral Service
Thursday
January 16, 2020

7:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

Interment
Friday
January 17, 2020

1:00 PM
Marion National Cemetery
1700 E 38th St
Marion, IN 46953

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