Edward M. Salek, 89, formerly of Wilkes-Barre Township, and a resident of Golden Living Center, Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.
Edward was born in Wilkes-Barre Township on Aug. 17, 1924. He was the son of the late George and Susanna Lukach Salek.
Edward served as a corporal with the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946.
He was employed as a cook in the local restaurant industry.
Edward was preceded in death by his sisters, Helen, Margaret, Anna, Marie and Agnes, and brothers, George, Andrew, John and Stephen.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Edward will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley.
Interment will be held in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday.