April 20, 2012
Daniel E. "Buzzy" Bozinko, 84, a resident of West Wyoming, passed away unexpectedly on Friday afternoon, April 20, 2012, at his residence. His beloved wife is Dorothy (Veytovich) Bozinko. Together, Daniel and Dorothy shared 61 years of marriage. Born on June 29, 1927 in West Wyoming, Daniel was the son of the late Daniel Edward and Katherine (Lesniak) Bozinko. Buzzy was raised in West Wyoming and was a graduate of the former West Wyoming High School. A United States Navy Veteran, he honorably served his country during World War II. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Graham's Office Supply, Wilkes-Barre. Prior to that, he was employed for 30 years as a foreman for Nelson Manufacturing, West Wyoming. Daniel was a member of Holy Name/Saint Mary's Parish Community, Swoyersville, where he once held membership in the parish's former Holy Name Society. Additionally, he was a faithful 3rd Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, Assumpta Council 3987, of Luzerne. An avid musician, Buzzy was member of the American Federation of Musicians. In addition to his parents, Daniel and Katherine Bozinko, he was preceded in death by a brother. In addition to his wife, Dorothy, he is survived by his children, Carol LoConte and her husband, Tom, of Sherrill, New York; Gary Bozinko and his wife, Gerarda, of Avondale; Denise Plis and her husband, Frank, of West Wyoming; his grandchildren, Kiersten Klem, Shawna Vitale, John Bozinko and Lauren Plis; his brother, David Bozinko, of Wilkes-Barre. A Mass of Christian Burial and interment will be held privately and at the convenience of the family. There will be no public calling hours. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort. For additional information or to send the Bozinko family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home website www.wroblewskifuneralhome.com . In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Daniel's memory to the
, 613 Baltimore Drive, Suite 3, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 22, 2012