Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Andy Skvoretz

Andrew Charles Skvoretz

October 29, 1924
Catasauqua, PA

July 12, 1988
Allentown, PA

1940-41 Catasauqua High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1941-42 Catasauqua High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1944-45 Lafayette College - Pennsylvania (College)
1945-46 Lafayette College - Pennsylvania (College)
1947-48 Sunbury Mercuries (EPBL)
1951-52 Carbondale Aces (ABL)

Born in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania, to Joseph and Katherine Skvoretz, Andy played basketball and football at Lafayette, serving as the basketball team captain in his senior year. He would serve in the  U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1950-51 and after the war would also play some semi-pro football in Wilkes-Barre as well as playing for the Carbondale Aces. He worked for many years as a salesman and in the last ten years of his life as a bartender at the Brass Rail in Allentown.

Andy and his wife Audrey (whom he later divorced) had two sons and a daughter.

The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, July 13, 1988


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