US Air Force

Michael G. Pitsko

January 22, 1972 ~ February 6, 2022 (age 50)


Michael G. Pitsko, 50, of Benton, passed away Sunday, February 6th, 2022 at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

Michael was born in Sangley Point, Cavite City, Phillipines on January 22, 1972, a son of Queli (Seng) Pitsko, of Ringtown, and the late William Vincent Pitsko.

He attended and graduated from the Rosario Institute in the Phillipines and then earned a bachelors degree in business communication and computer science from the San Diego State University.

He served in the U.S. Air Force for ten years, and worked in the computer industry in California, then upon relocating to Pennsylvania, he worked as a distribution manager and later on as a truck driver.

Michael was a true family man who loved spending time with his son enjoying the outdoors riding his bike and taking family trips.

In addition to his mother Queli Pitsko of RIngtown, he is survived by his wife of 20 years,  Denize (Guner) Pitsko, and their son, who was his pride and joy, Jacob Lee Pitsko, at home, along with 5 furbabies.

Michael is survived by two sisters, Dona Weikel of Frackville and Michelle Garr of Florida, and by two brothers, Robert Pitsko of Ringtown and Kenneth Pitsko of California.

Surviving nieces and nephews include, Ashley, Britteny, Courtney, Melina, Brennen, Mikayla, Kelia and Christopher and a great nephew Grayson.

The Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, Ringtown is providing Michael's family with private services during their time of need.  You may leave an online condolence at

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