Frank Chetko, 78, of 2177 Lagoon
Dr., Dunedin, FL, formerly of 118 Glenwood Ave., Binghamton, NY,
went to be with his Lord, Wednesday, August 19, 1987, at his daughter's
home in Johnson City, NY. He was predeceased by his wife, Anna,
in 1985. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Charles
and Nancy Chetko, Bridgeport, CT.; two daughters and sons-in-law,
Shirley and William Merrall, Dunedin, FL, Roxanne and Paul P.
Misata, Johnson City; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren;
a sister, Mary Pigos, Binghamton; also several nieces and nephews.
He was a photographer for the Binghamton Sun, the Endicott Johnson
Corporation and retired from SUNY-Binghamton. He was a charter
member of the National Press Photographer's Assoc. He was a 50-year
member of the Sokol USA and the Honorary Chairman of the Public
Relations Department Sokol USA. He was a past president and member
of Lodge 36 Sokol USA. He was a member of the Czechoslovakian
American Society in St. Petersburg, FL. He was a navy veteran
of World War II, a member of the First Ward American Legion, and
the DAV Chapter 60. He was an avid athlete, playing baseball for
the Triplets, playing semi-professional football and basketball.
Any information about the buildings, people, Frank
or EJ would be appreciated.
Captions by Bob Blakeslee who worked at EJ in the fifties are
More of Frank's photographs are available.
Contact Dennis Dunda (607) 722-4377
http://www.kwikfold.com for trade show displays and photographic
This portable display and banners depicting
the EJ story are available.
'A Pictoral Narrative of an Industrial
Published in 1938 as a gift by George F. Johnson to the E.J.
to download part 1 at no charge
Abel Bennett Track Historical Survey
Remembering People and Places of the Past
by Jack Edward Shay
Available as hard or soft cover or e-book at
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Broome County Historical Society Publications
Centerfor Technology & Innovation
Poems by Gerald McCarthy
48 page softcover book for $8.60