Edward Frank Mros Jr., 48, of Plains Township fell asleep peacefully Friday, June 28, 2013, at his family home surrounded by his loving family.
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Born in Plains Township on July 19, 1964, he was the son of Shirley Raver Mros and the late Edward F. Mros Sr. He grew up in the Plains area and attended local schools. He was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Class of 1983. After graduation, Edward was employed by Carter Footwear. He then became a carpenter working throughout the valley at Don Felter Construction and PK Construction.
Outside of work, Edward enjoyed working on his show truck. He entered it into car shows and won trophies for his hard work. He enjoyed going to flee markets and finding old toys. He would spend countless hours on restoring them to their former glory. Edward was also into the fine art of intarsia wood crafting. He also enjoyed spending time gardening. He was preceded in death by his father Edward Sr., in 1974.
Surviving are his mother, Shirley, at home; sister, Denise, Plains Township; nephew Robert Mros, White Haven; his dog, Bandit; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Edward's funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday from the Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc., 55 Stark St., Plains Township. Services will be officiated by the Rev. Michael Kloton. Interment will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.
Friends and family may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. to time of service Wednesday. As per Edward's request, his funeral is to be casual dress because he disliked formal attire.
The family ask that donations be made at the funeral home to help cover the expense of Edward's funeral.
To send condolences to the family or for directions to the funeral home, please access www.yanaitisfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice from June 30 to July 1, 2013