Nicholis Artemik, 89, of St. Johns, died Nov. 16, 2017, at Mountain City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Nanticoke, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Winifred Lamoreaux Artemik.
He was a member of the Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union Local 524.
He was an avid Penn State football and Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan.
Surviving are his loving companion of 44 years, Carol Laurie Girton; daughters, Michelle McAvoy and Pamela Niedzwiecki; son, Nicholas Artemik; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; extended loving family; and his dogs, Nell and Buddy.
His services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Joseph A. Moran Funeral Home, 229 W. 12th St., Hazleton, is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent through www.moranfuneralhome.com.