Peter E. Dziedzic

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Feb. 14, 2013

Peter E. Dziedzic, 81, formerly of Miners Mills, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon at Commonwealth Hospice, St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre, with his family by his side.

Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Peter and Eva (Bomba) Dziedzic.

Pete attended James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, and was an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict. He also served in the Connecticut National Guard. He was employed as a welder for Foster-Wheeler, of Mountain Top, and Air Products, of Wilkes-Barre, until his retirement, and was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Mary Ann Olsakowski, in 1988; brothers, Benjamin, Edward and Chester Dziedzic; sisters, Mary Kroll and Sophie Czernota.

Surviving are his daughter, Karen Marie Johns, Dallas; grandson, William Peter Johns, Pringle; sisters, Stella Cybulski, Hudson, Theodora Golden, Wilkes-Barre; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township. Interment will be held in the parish cemetery.

Friends may call Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Published in Times Leader on Feb. 17, 2013
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