Arnold (Arnie) Aloysius Siko passed away peacefully at his home on July 2. 2021 with his wife (and best friend), Judy, by his side.
He was born in Hibbs, PA to Louis and Anna Siko (nee Sholtis). In addition to his parents Arnold was preceded in death by his Mom, Frances Siko (nee Rehanek); and brother, Regis Siko.
Arnold is survived by his wife, Judy Siko; daughter, Stacy Siko; brothers, Lawrence Siko (Irene), Thomas Siko (Pattie), Richard Siko (Sharon), Jerome Siko, and Joseph Siko (Cheryl); Cuzbro, Les Ruth (Charlene); granddaughters, Melissa Dumas and Kathleen Shannon; great granddaughters, Ansley Shannon and Madaline Shannon; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. Last, but not least, he is survived by his precious fur baby, Goldie.
Arnold’s career included cookware salesman, FBI, Western Auto Store Manager, and UNCW Bookstore Manager. Each step in his career led to adventures and many memorable stories. Arnold loved the FBI and playing on the FBI softball team. His career at UNCW was most rewarding, and he loved the students. He loved making their time at UNCW more personal for them and their family.
Arnold was an extremely passionate sports fan. He was a fan of the Brooklyn (now LA) Dodgers since childhood. He loved the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing a round or two with his golfing buddies. He was truly knowledgeable about sports in general and never tired of watching and talking about it.
Arnold also loved working crossword puzzles, reading, working in the yard, listening to music, and shopping for a “bargain.” He loved spirited conversations on the phone with his family and reminiscing about growing up in Pennsylvania.
A Memorial Mass will be held on September 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Holy Spirit Church, 410 Lear Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012. Following Mass will be a celebration of life at The Lake House, 32756 Lake Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Burial will be September 21, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Sylvan Heights Cemetery in Uniontown, PA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Wounded Warrior Project, St. Jude’s, Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, or your favorite charity.
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Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Foundation
1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington NC 28401