Edward J. Smichowski Sr.

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Oct. 28, 2012

Edward J. Smichowski Sr.,76, of Dupont, died Sunday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

He was married to the former Ann Marie DiGiovine, formerly of Old Forge. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 8.

Born in Dupont, he was the son of the late Edward and Mary Boyanowski Smichowski. He was a graduate of Dupont High School's Class of 1954 and attended Wilkes University. He was a United States Army veteran. Prior to his retirement, he was employed at Pope & Talbot Inc., Ransom. He was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont.

Ed was a fan of all sports and enjoyed coaching baseball and football. He was an avid fisherman. He was a very generous and loving man who was completely devoted to his family.

Also surviving are a son, Edward J. Jr., and companion Michaline Kotlowski, Duryea; a daughter, Rosemary Godowski, and husband Jeff, Jefferson Township; a beloved grandson who was his pride and joy, Jeffrey P. Godowski; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Stephanie Nicholas, Evelyn Szumski and Leonarda Skrzysowski.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. from the Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge, followed by a Mass at 10:30 a.m. to be celebrated by the Rev. Joseph Verespy at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 215 Lackawanna Ave., Dupont. Interment will be in Old Forge Cemetery.

Friends may call Tuesday, 5 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the , 712 South Keyser Avenue, Taylor, PA. 18517


Published in Times Leader on Oct. 29, 2012
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