Daniel P. Nicheporchek, 91, of Duryea, passed away on March 12, 2020 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Wilkes-Barre due to cardiac problems.
He was born in Duryea, June 11, 1928 and was the son of the late Michael and Mary (Kondracki) Nicheporchek.
Daniel was a graduate of Penn State University where he majored in Agriculture. He joined the US Navy and served during the Korean War. After his active enlistment with the Navy, he then served with the US Navel Reserve. Daniel was involved in farming and the breeding of cattle as well. Hhe worked many years with Atlantic Breeders Cooperative, Lancaster, PA.
Daniel was a man of many talents; he raised show dogs, taking 1st place in competition. His talents were endless, his painting was so beautiful.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Mary Salek, of Duryea, Evelyn Nixon, New Jersey, and Walter Nicheporchek, Duryea.
Surviving are his sister-in-law Mary Nicheporchek and numerous nieces and nephews.
He will be missed by all who loved him, especially his caretakers, Daniel J. Nicheporchek and Debbie Jackobs.
Special thank you to his doctors and hospice care.
Private interment will be held at Holy Rosary Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.