August 11, 2012
Edward A. Mrozinski, 83, of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 11, 2012, shortly after admission to Timber Ridge Health Care Center.
Born in the Miners Mills on January 23, 1929, he was a son of the late Anthony and Martha Piotrowski Mrozinski. He was a graduate of Coughlin High School, class of 1946, and had joined the United States Marine Corps, serving at the end of World War II.
He worked for the United State Postal Service and retired after 30 years as a mail carrier. He was a devoted member of the former St. Francis of Assisi Church, Wilkes-Barre, until its closure. He served as a Senior Acolyte, a Eucharistic Minister, Lector and volunteer for many church projects.
Ed was a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Wilkes-Barre Council, and had many hobbies. He enjoyed hunting, target shooting, archery and woodworking, making toys for his grandchildren. He was a member of St. Benedict's Church, Wilkes-Barre.
He and his beloved wife, the former Rita Stanukenas, had celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary, and he was preceded in death by an infant son.
In addition to his loving wife, Rita, surviving are daughters, Joan Anders and her husband, Jerrold, Melrose Park; Debra Carroll, East Norriton; Jane Turner and her husband, James, Plains Township; grandchildren, Jessica and Douglas Anders, Jeffrey and Matthew Carroll, Courtney and Stephen Turner; great-granddaughter, Avery Carroll.
Mr. Mrozinski's funeral will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. from the Mark V. Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark St., Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Benedict's Church, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be private. Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m.
Condolences or directions may be accessed at www.yanaitisfuneralhome.com.