Edward J. Janiszewski, 67, of N. Open Brook Road, passed away Friday (Feb. 1, 2013) in Bradford Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 20, 1945, in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of John A. and Mary Hodun Janiszewski. On Oct. 16, 1982, in Eldred, he married B. Diana Bee, who survives.
Edward was a retired Pennsylvania state trooper who was stationed in Kane. He retired in 1992, after 20 years of service. He later worked with the McKean County Sheriff's Department and most recently as a security guard in the McKean County courthouse.
He was a resident of the area for 44 years coming from Wilkes-Barre. He graduated from Coughlin High School, Class of 1963.
He was a member of the Retired State Police Association of Pennsylvania.
Edward enjoyed hunting, especially with his family. He also enjoyed most sports, and was an avid NASCAR fan and an NFL San Francisco 49ers fan.
Surviving, in addition to his wife Diana, are two sons, Richard S. (Jennifer) Lowman of Port Allegany and Justin E. (Samantha) Lowman of Bradford; two daughters, Angela S. (Kevin) Anthony of Bradford and Bobbi Jo (Eric Pearson) Baker of Port Allegany; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four brothers, Robert (Marsha) Janiszewski of Fort Wayne, Ind., Thomas (Dianne) Janiszewski, Joseph Janiszewski and Michael Janiszewski, all of Wilkes-Barre; and a sister, Mary (Richie) Stencik of Wilkes-Barre; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Anthony and John Janiszewski; and a sister, Joanna Janiszewski.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today in the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church, Port Allegany, with the Rev. Randall Headley, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.
A military service will be conducted by the Port Allegany Honor Guard at the church immediately following the funeral.
Memorials can be made to the S.W. Smith Library, Port Allegany.
Condolences can be made at switzerfuneralhome.com