Edward Kaminski, 86, of Pittston Township passed away Monday evening, July 1, 2013, surrounded by his family at Commonwealth Hospice at St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre.
He was born Oct. 3, 1926, a son of the late Michael and the late Anna Lentowski Kaminski.
He went to work at a young age to help his family. Working many long hard days as a young man taught him many lessons. His experience helped him later in life as he, along with his brothers, owned and operated Kaminski Brothers Inc. They enjoyed many successful years in the asphalt paving, stone quarry and strip mining coal industries.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Malinics Kaminski; son, Edward Kaminski Jr.; brothers, John, George, Michael, Ted and Frank Kaminski, and Walter and Joseph Kozak; and sister, Mary Goula.
Edward is survived by his daughters, Janet Kuna and her husband, Stanley, Pittston Township; and Suzette Kaminski, Brooklyn, N.Y.; son, Brian Kaminski and his wife, Cindy Nichols, Pittsburgh; two granddaughters, Mary Kuna and Lizzy Kuna; three grandsons, Josh Kaminski, Jacob Kaminski and Aleksei Kaminski; sisters, Helen David and Irene Kielb, both of Pittston Township; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in Nativity of Our Lord Parish (Holy Rosary Church), Stephenson Street, Duryea. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Dupont.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 215 Lackawanna Ave., Dupont, PA 18641.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.
Online condolences may be sent at www.kiesingerfuneralservices.com