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MOUNT CARMEL - Edward Joseph Wydila, 95, a resident of Vintage Knolls Assistant Living Center, Danville, and formerly of 549 W. Second St., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in Kulpmont on Aug. 31, 1922, he was a son of the late Martin and Bertha (Reppie) Wydila.

Ed was a graduate of the former Kulpmont High School. 

Mr. Wydila was a World War II Army veteran having served from Nov. 17, 1942, until his honorable discharge on Dec. 17, 1945. He was assigned to the 3811th Quarter Master Trucking Co.

On Sept. 27, 1952, in Mount Carmel, he married the former Dorothy Irene Herman, who preceded him in death on March 5, 2016.

He was a retired union pipe fitter having worked on construction.

Ed was an avid hunter, fisherman, shopper and Philadelphia Eagles fan. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, Dorothy, and their many trips to Bethany Beach. He was a member of Divine Redeemer Church, Mount Carmel, the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local No. 520, the Mount Carmel Knights of Columbus Council No. 628 and the Kulpmont American Legion Post No. 231.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary Jane Tloczynski, of Bloomsburg, and Cynthia Dautrich and her husband, William, of Atlanta; two sons, John Wydila and his wife, Fran, of Rockaway, New Jersey, and Dr. Michael Wydila and his wife, Jane, of Chadds Ford; eight grandchildren, Stephen and Jessica Tloczynski, Kayla, Michael, Sarah and Jed Wydila, and Deanna and Alyssa Dautrich; one brother, Norbert Wydila; three sisters, Cornelia Terry, Martha Sweeney and Dorothy White,; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Cecelia and Leona.




WYDILA - Edward Joseph Wydila, 95, formerly of 549 W. Second St., Mount Carmel. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Divine Redeemer Church, with the Rev. Martin O. Moran, III as celebrant. Interment with military honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Bear Gap. A viewing will be held from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Monday at the Joseph J. Stutz Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz III, supervisor. To leave a condolence for the family, please sign the guestbook at www.stutzfuneralhome.com.

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