The Obit For Andrew Latchic

Andrew Latchic

Published in the Morning Call on 3/28/2009

Andrew Latchic, 85, of Allentown, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2009 in his home. He was the husband of Marie (Gabler) Latchic for 63 years. Born in Cambridge, Ohio, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary (Saltis) Latchic.

Andy was a professional baseball player and played for the Boston Red Sox organization and Philadelphia Phillies organization.

After his baseball career, he worked as a sales rep for the former Horlacher Brewery and retired as a sales rep from Rueben H. Donnelly.

He was a member of Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church. Survivors: Wife, Marie of Allentown; sons, Andrew of Horsham, Gerard and his wife, Linda, of Allentown; grandson, Stephen of King of Prussia.

Services: A visitation will be held from 10-10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 in Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church, 1861 Catasauqua Road. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Inurnment in Holy Saviour Cemetery. Online condolences at:

www.downingfuneralhome.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Andys name to Heartland Hospice or to the church memorial fund.