August 12, 2012
Edward J. Gelsleichter, 51, of Dallas, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2012.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the former Rose Sromonski Gelsleichter and the late Robert Gelsleichter.
He was a graduate of Coughlin High School.
Edward was a press journeyman with Offset Paperback, Dallas.
He was vice president of GCIU 137C union and a social member of Daddow/Isaacs Post 672 American Legion, Dallas.
Edward was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and NASCAR fan. He enjoyed Rusty Wallace as his favorite driver. He also enjoyed playing Rummy and Monopoly with friends and family.
Edward was preceded in death by a brother, Mark Gelsleichter.
Surviving, besides his mother, are his wife, the former Alice M. Williams Gelsleichter; sons, John Gelsleichter, Dallas; Robert and his wife, Alecia Williams, Nanticoke; Ronald Hausman, Dallas; daughter, Aileen Williams, Wilkes-Barre; grandson, Eric Williams, Nanticoke; brothers James and Robert Gelsleichter, both of Wilkes-Barre; sisters, Rosella Patronick, Wilkes-Barre; Susan Weinck, Wilkes-Barre; and Sandra Reed, Scranton.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, the Rev. Bruce Clydesdale officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas. Friends may call Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Edward's family, c/o 59 Dallas Mobile Home Park, Dallas, PA 18612.