EDWARD WOLCZAK JR., age 73, of Pittston, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2012 under the care of Celtic Healthcare Hospice at Geisinger South Wilkes Barre. Born in Old Forge on Feb. 25, 1939, son of the late Edward, Sr., and Mary Wysocki Wolczak. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a forklift operator for Mia Products in Moosic. He is survived by two children, Gary Wolczak of Woodside, N.Y.; and Barbara Bartuska and husband Ronald of Burke, Va.; his brother, Walter Wolczak and wife Phyllis of Lake Hopatcong, N.Y.; his former wife, Carol Wolczak of Duryea; and his granddaughter, Amanda Bartuska.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Church, Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Stephenson Street, Duryea, to be celebrated by the Rev. William Blake. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Old Forge.