Michael W. Luchetta

July 7, 2021

    • Obituary
      Michael W. Luchetta, 87, of Kelayres, passed away Wednesday morning at his daughter’s home where he has been residing for the last two years. Born in Kelayres, he was the son of the late Michael and Theresa (Befano) Luchetta.

      He graduated from Overbrook School for the Blind in Philadelphia. He was a restaurant operator in the State Office Building in Harrisburg and was a member of Knights of Columbus and the Elks.

      Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were his brothers Louis and Ralph Luchetta and his great aunt Rose Befano.

      Surviving are his daughter Janet Houseknecht and her husband Richard, with whom he resided; grandchildren Richard and Tyler Houseknecht; step-daughter Deb Motika; step-sons Greg and Lester Bruno; sister Anna Marie Kelly and her husband Mark, Tresckow; and nephews Shawn and Ryan Kelly.

      His funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 11th, at 1:30 P.M. in the Joseph A. Moran Funeral Home, 229 W. 12
      th St., Hazleton. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends in the funeral home on Sunday from 2-4 P.M.
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