Nov. 28, 2012
Mr. Walter J. (Wadz') Zavrotny, 76, of Duryea, passed away Wednesday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Duryea, he was a son of the late Frank and Stella Krzynowek Zavrotny. He was a graduate of Duryea High School, class of 1954. He served in the United States Army. Prior to his retirement in 1998, he was employed PennDOT. He was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea; a member of the VFW Post 1227, Duryea, and he formerly served as a Duryea councilman for 10 years.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Geisinger's ICU for the care and compassion that was given to Walter and his family. He and his wife, the former Carol Kupcho, celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary this past Nov. 7th.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Francis.
He is survived by sons, Michael Zavrotny and his wife, Kathryn, Collegeville; Jeffrey Zavrotny and his wife, Kimberly, Abingdon, Md; grandchildren, John, Zoe, Michael, Kevin, Jacob and Larissa; nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at 9 a.m. from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea, with the Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, Duryea, with the Rev. Andrew Sinnott officiating.
Interment will be in SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Duryea. Friends may call Sunday from 5 until 8 p.m.
To leave an online condolence or for further information, please visit www.piontekfuneralhome.com.