Andrew Prokopets, Jr,
Aug 22, 1927 – Feb 19, 2017
Andrew Prokopets, Jr, 89, died Sunday, February 19th, at his home. He was born August 22, 1927 to the late Andrew and Anna Falik Prokopets. Andrew was a US Army veteran, a member of VFW Post #3117 in Edison, NJ and American Legion Post #187 in Wake Forest.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Madeline Naglieri Prokopets and his daughter, Lisa Prokopets Moran.
A funeral mass will be held 1:00 pm Saturday at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 600 W. Holding Ave., Wake Forest. Entombment will follow, with military honors, at Raleigh Memorial Park.
Surviving are: two granddaughters, Melissa Paige Moran and Jennifer Leigh Moran, both of Raleigh; a son-in-law, Michael Moran of Raleigh; two sisters, Anna Bajzath and husband, Joseph of North Haledon, NJ and Helen Hassell of Edison, NJ.
The family will be present 6-8 pm Friday at Bright Funeral Home 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC, 27587. (919-556-5811)