KANE - Teddy L. Nystrom, 77, of 382 Spring St., East Kane, passed away Saturday (March 23, 2013) at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
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Born Feb. 25, 1936, in Wetmore, he was a son of the late William and Blanche Swanson Nystrom. On June 25, 1960, in Johnsonburg, he married Patricia Baum, who survives.
Ted was employed for more than 30 years by the Kane Gas Co. From 1955 to 1957, he served with the U.S. Army in Germany.
He was a member of the VFW Post 6347 in Mount Jewett and was an avid Tony Stewart fan.
Surviving, in addition to his wife Pat Nystrom, are four sons who were also his best friends, John (Lynn Buhl) Nystrom, Vaughn (Jessica Mays) Nystrom, Shawn (Melanie) Nystrom and Shannon "Pup" Nystrom, all of Kane; a granddaughter, Alyse Nystrom; two grandsons, Cooper Nystrom and Tucker Nystrom; a great-grandson, Jaxon Teddy Artman; three stepgrandchildren, Nicole, Hannah and Nicholas Buhl; two brothers, Charles (Eileen) Nystrom of Tampa, Fla., and Gerald (Judy) Nystrom of Lamont; three sisters, Betty Feronti of Kane, Joyce Kasaback of Ludlow and Geraldine "Pudge" (Paul) Pierotti of Kane; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Cummings Funeral Home Inc. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Callistus Catholic Church with the Rev. Philip Pinczewski, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at St. Callistus Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Warren General Cancer Care Center, 2 Crescent Park W., Warren, PA 16365, www.wgh.org; or the Hospice Community Nurses Inc. 757 Johnsonburg Road, St. Marys, PA 15857.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com
Cummings Funeral Home Inc.
151 Greeves Street
Kane, PA 16735
Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 25 to Apr. 1, 2013