|SPECIAL TAPS REPORT
|Andrew M. Kavalecs
Andrew M. Kavalecs, 72, of Truman Street, Palmyra, died Sunday, January 21, 2007 in the Lebanon VA Medical Center.
Born December 6, 1934 in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Andrew M. and Anna I. (Ruffi) Kavalecs.
He retired as a German teacher from the Milton Hershey School in 1992 after 29 years of teaching and from the U.S. Army
Reserves after 22 years service in 1994. He was a 1961 graduate of Penn State University and in 1972 received his
Master's degree in German. He was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Church, Annville; Knights of Columbus, Council
#9875, Annville; Spring Creek Lodge F. & A.M. #0802, Hershey; and a social member of the Hershey Italian Lodge. He
was an Army Security Agency Veteran of the Korean War, member of Palmyra American Legion #72, Palmyra VFW
#6417, and was past president from 1996 to 2006 of the Army Security Agency Korea Veterans Association. He enjoyed
hunting grouse and deer and trout fishing.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years Dolores A. (Vallot) Kavalecs; sons Stephen J. Kavalecs and Andrew M., husband of
Jennifer Kavalecs all of Harrisburg; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. He is the last surviving member of his
immediate family and in addition to his parents was preceded in death by a brother Stephen Kavalecs and a sister Anna
Memorial services will be held 10:30 AM on Friday, January 26, 2007 at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 125 South Spruce
Street, Annville preceded by a visitation from 9:30-10:30 AM. Burial will be in Hershey Cemetery at the convenience of
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lebanon VA Medical Center Hospice Unit, 1700 South Lincoln Street,
Lebanon, PA 17042-7597 or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 104, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Condolences may be shared at BuseFuneralHome.com
Published in the Patriot-News on 1/23/2007.