Stanley J. Niemiec, 92, of Old Forge, died Sunday at Regional Hospital of Scranton.
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Born in Old Forge on May 8, 1921, son of the late Joseph and Mary Witt Niemiec, Stanley was a 1940 graduate of Old Forge High School. A decorated World War II veteran, he earned several medals for his service. While living in Kearny, N.J., he worked for Congoleum Tile Corp., before his retirement. Of Roman Catholic faith, he was a member of the former St. Michael's Church in Old Forge.
Uncle Stan was a very kind, quiet and loving man, who appreciated spending time with his loved ones, and he will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his brother, John Niemietz and wife, Loretta, Metairie, La.; niece, Adele Mackell and husband, Lloyd, Duryea; nephew, Edward Orzalek Jr. and wife, Roseann, Old Forge; great-nieces, Stephanie and Amanda Orzalek; and great-nephews, Tyler and Colton Mackell.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Stephen; and three sisters, Genevieve Niemiec, Mildred Orzalek and infant sister, Adele.
The funeral will be Feb. 28 at 9:45 a.m. from the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 in Nativity of Our Lord Parish (Holy Rosary Church), 120 Stephenson St., Duryea, by the Rev. Andrew Sinnott, pastor. Interment with military honors by the AMVETS Honor Guard will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Old Forge.
Friends may call Feb. 28 from 9 until services.
Visit www.kearneyfuneral home.com to leave an online condolence.
Kearney Funeral Homes
517 North Main Street Old Forge, PA 18518-1811
Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 21, 2014