Walter J. (Wadz) Zavrotny, 76, of Duryea passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, in Geisinger Wyoming Medical Center, Plains Township.
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Born in Duryea, he was the son of the late Frank and Stella Krzynowek Zavrotny. He was a graduate of Duryea High School, Class of 1954. He served in the U.S. Army. Prior to his retirement in 1998, he was employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
He was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1227, Duryea. He formerly served as a Duryea councilman for 10 years.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Geisinger's Intensive Care Unit for the care and compassion that was given to Walter and his family.
He was proceeded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Francis.
He and his wife, the former Carol Kupcho, celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary this past Nov. 7.
Also surviving are sons, Michael Zavrotny and his wife, Kathryn, Collegeville; and Jeffrey Zavrotny and his wife, Kimberly, Abingdon, Md.; grandchildren, John, Zoe, Michael, Kevin, Jacob and Larissa; nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Monday from Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea, with the Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, Duryea, with the Rev. Andrew Sinnott officiating. Interment will be in Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Duryea. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
To leave an online condolence or for further information, please visit www.piontekfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Nov. 29 to Nov. 30, 2012