Nick E. Cyktor, 75, of West Newton, PA, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Jefferson Hospital in Jefferson Hills, PA. He was born August 22, 1945 in Greensburg, PA. Son of the late John and Mildred Krofek Cyktor. After high school, Nick went on to Temple University to receive his BS in Law Enforcement Science. He had many law enforcement jobs throughout his life beginning with being a Pennsylvania State Constable for over 10 years. He worked as a Federal Marshal on their task force for six years. He worked at the West Newton Police Department for ten years and then went on to retire from the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Department as Deputy Sheriff where he put in over twenty years of service. He was a former member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Yukon, PA and attended Holy Family Catholic Church in West Newton, PA, where he was an usher. He was very religious and was devote to the rosary and blessed mother.Nick was a very hard worker and lived by faith and family. He enjoyed fly fishing, going for Sunday rides with his family, going to the casino and out to eat. He looked forward to sheriff's picnics and going to Mt. Saint Macrina every year with his family.He is preceded in death by both parents, his loving wife – Mary Jo Jacobson Cyktor and three brothers – John, Edward and Richard Cyktor. He is survived by one son – Nick Cyktor and wife Kristy of Orlando, FL, two daughters – Kim Gray (Denny) of West Newton, PA and Tami Rothey and husband Erik of West Newton, PA, four grandchildren – Brian Gray, Amanda Rothey, Brianna Gray and Alissa Rothey and one brother – Ron Cyktor and wife Carol of West Newton, PA. Friends will be received on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 2 – 8 pm at the Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc. Rt 136 Madison, PA – Ronald A. Rich Jr., Supervisor/FD. A mass of Christian burial will take place on Friday, January 29, 2021 at 10 am at the Holy Family Catholic Church 225 N 2nd St. West Newton, PA with Fr. Dave Nazimek officiating. Interment will follow at the West Newton Cemetery in West Newton, PA.In compliance with the CDC COVID-19 guidelines, only 20 people will be permitted at one time into the funeral home. Masks are required to be worn at all times while in the funeral home and social distancing is required. Anyone wishing to come into the funeral home for visitation is required to stay in their vehicle until allowed to enter the funeral home by a parking lot attendant.
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