Edward Stoyek

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Edward "Ed" P. Stoyek, 87, Curwensville, passed away at Penn Highlands Clearfield after a lengthy illness.
Born May 19, 1927, in DuBois, he was the son of the late George and Veronica Golla Stoyek.
He was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran.
In 1954, he started the Western Auto in Curwensville which he owned and operated, which then became True Value and he owned and operated that until 1980.
He was a member of the Pulaski Club in DuBois, Curwensville VFW post # 842, Curwensville American Legion post # 505, Knights of Columbus council 409 of Clearfield.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and enjoyed being active in the Punxsutawney Polka Club with his wife Rose.
He is survived by two children, Deborah Stoyek and her partner, Beth Herr, of Harrisburg, and Gary Stoyek and his wife, Ellen, of Curwensville; four grandchildren: Megan Hoover and her husband, Cory, of Clearfield, and Katie Stoyek of Bethesda, Md.,, Dakota and Corey Herr, both of Harrisburg; one great-grandson, Jackson Hoover of Clearfield.
He was the last member of his generation.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Rose Cekovsky Stoyek; a sister, Frances Kovach; and two brothers, Joseph, and Albert Stoyek.
Friends will be received at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville, from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, and Saturday, Aug. 30, from 9-9:30 a.m. when the procession will depart for the church. Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at St. Timothy's Roman Catholic Church in Curwensville with the Rev. Fr. Mark J. Mastrian as celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. Michaels Cemetery in DuBois.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to the , 1701 North Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
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The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Curwensville
300 State St
Curwensville, PA 16833
(814) 236-2872
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Published in The Courier Express from Aug. 28 to Aug. 29, 2014
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