BEDFORD, Texas — Mark Gricoskie, 69, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at Texas Health Hospital, in Bedford, of congestive heart failure.

He was born Nov. 3, 1951, and was a son of the late Frank Gricoskie and Audrey Gricoskie, of Northumberland.

Mark was a 1969 Shamokin Area High School graduate and also attended Bloomsburg State College.

Before his retirement, Mark was employed by LoneStar Delivery Services.

Mark’s passion was golf and he was much loved amongst his special golf buddies and his very special friend and angel, Vicki Phillips.

In addition to his mother, Audrey, Mark is survived by a daughter, Melissa Egerton-Gricoskie and grandson, Stuart, of Towson, Maryland; siblings, Frank Gricoskie and his wife, Sherry, of Stonington, Charmaine Welby and her husband, Robert, of Northumberland, and Cindi Swett and her husband, Roger, of Suffolk, Virginia.

A memorial celebration will take place in the near future in Texas.

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