Peter E. Dziedzic, 81, formerly of Miners Mills, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, Feb. 14, 2013, at Commonwealth Hospice, St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre, with his family by his side.
Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Peter and Eva (Bomba) Dziedzic.
Pete attended James M. Coughlin High School, and was an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict
, and also served in the Connecticut National Guard. He was employed as a welder by Foster-Wheeler of Mountain Top and Air Products of Wilkes-Barre, until his retirement. He was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Mary Ann Olsakowski, in 1988; brothers Benjamin, Edward, and Chester Dziedzic; sisters, Mary Kroll, and Sophie Czernota.
Surviving are his daughter, Karen Marie Johns, Dallas; grandson, William Peter Johns, Pringle; sisters, Stella Cybulski, Hudson; Theodora Golden, Wilkes-Bare; many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday from the Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township. Interment will be held in the parish cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.corcoranfuneralhome.com