Richard S. Gotowka Jr.

Richard S. Gotowka, Jr., 62, of Harrisburg, died unexpectedly Sunday, December 30, 2012, at his home. Mr. Gotowka was born in

Dunkirk, New York and was the son of the late Richard S. and Elizabeth “Betty” (Messina) Gotowka. He was employed with

Hauck Manufacturing, where he was an Engineer. He was a member of the First Ward Falcon Club of Dunkirk and St. Margaret

Mary Alcoque Roman Catholic Church. Mr. Gotowka is survived by his wife, Carol M. Logano Gotowka; one son, James Gotowka of Harrisburg; one grandson, Samuel Gotowka; one sister, Barbara (Norm) Bielaszka of Chandler, Az.; one brother, Michael Gotowka of

Prescott, Az; two nieces and two nephews, and his Aunt and Godmother Marian Genovese and Aunt Beatrice Gotowka of Dunkirk, NY.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 4, 2013, at 10 A.M., at St. Margaret Mary Alocoque Roman Catholic

Church, 2800 Paxton Church Road, Harrisburg. The Rev. Charles Persing, will be the Celebrant. A Visitation will be held on Thursday, from 6-8 P.M., at the Hoover Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 6011 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions

may be made to a charity of one’s choice. A Memorial Mass in Dunkirk will be announced by family at a later date. Online Condolences may

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