Joseph C. Mrozinski, 84, of Woodstock, Ga., and formerly of Plains Township, passed away Monday evening, July 14, 2014, at Woodstock Estates, Woodstock, Ga.
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A life resident of the Miners Mills and Plains Township areas, Joe was the son of the late Casimir and Sophie Litanski Mrozinski.
He attended James M. Coughlin High School, graduating in 1947, after which he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving two tours and attaining the rank of corporal in the 8th Infantry Division.
After his discharge from the Army, he returned to Plains Township, where he worked in the sheet metal trade. He joined the Pennsylvania Department of Justice as a sheet metal instructor at the State Correctional Institution in Dallas in 1961, where he worked until his retirement in 1991.
Joe was an active member of Sacred Heart Slovak Church until its merger with St. Andre Bessette Parish, regularly donating his time and skills to address the needs of the church.
A skilled artisan, both carpenter and carver, he was a longtime member of the Keystone Carvers Club. Additionally, Joe was a founding member of the Polka Partners Dance club.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Christine Mrozinski Holloway, in 2002.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Dolores Brown Mrozinski; his son, Kenny, Acworth, Ga.; daughter Judy Mahoney, Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.; and his grandchildren, Marie Mrozinski, Matt Mrozinski, Katie Mahoney and Michael Mahoney.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Andre Bessette Parish, St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, 666 N. Main St., North Wilkes-Barre. Family and friends are invited to go directly to the church on Monday morning.
Interment will be held in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.
Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Township.
No flowers, please. Memorial donations may be made to the
, 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517, or to the
Online condolences may be made at www.corcoranfuneralhome.com.
Corcoran Funeral Home
20 S Main St
Plains, PA 18705
Published in Citizens' Voice on July 19, 2014