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Francis A. Iskra

Francis A. Iskra passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Manor Care Yardley.  He was 81.  Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., son of the late Joseph and Mary Komenicky Iskra, he moved to Levittown in 1960 and has been a Bristol Borough resident for 46 years.  He received his BS from Kings College in Wilkes-Barre and a Masters in Elementary Education from the University of Scranton.  Mr. Iskra was a retired Reading, English and Social Studies teacher, working in the Bristol Township School District.  He was a member of St. Mark Church, and the  Men of St. Mark  and took great pride in his vegetable and flower gardens,  sharing his bounty of vegetables with friends and neighbors.  Mr. Iskra enjoyed going to dinner with his daughter and son-in-law and loved to putter around his yard,  polka music and going to the casinos.  He was proud of his Slovak heritage and enjoyed time spent with his many dogs over the years.  

Husband of the late Dorothy Griffin Iskra, he is survived by his devoted daughter and son-in-law, Sarah E. and Dale Mastrull, his siblings, Magdalen I. Iskra, Martha Iskra, Cyril Iskra (Theresa), and Theresa Matrisciano along with 15 nieces and nephews and many great-nieces and great-nephews.  He was also predeceased by 1 sister, Mary Matrisciano, twin brother, Charles Iskra, and brothers, Joseph Iskra and Methodius Iskra.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass on Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00am at St. Mark Church, Bristol Borough.  Interment, St. Mark Cemetery.  Friends may call Thursday evening 7-9:00pm and Friday morning 9-945am at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Street, Bristol Borough.