Chester M. Kiewlak, 88, of Nanticoke, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 4, 2017, at Guardian Elder Care, Nanticoke, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Glen Lyon on Oct. 3, 1928, and was the son of the late Stanley and Bertha Smokowski Kiewlak.
Chester was a graduate of Newport Twp. High School, Class of 1946, and a member of St. Faustina Parish Church, Nanticoke.
After years of working for several mining companies, he began employment with The Citizens' Voice in Wilkes-Barre doing maintenance until his retirement.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by an infant son, John, in 1954, and six siblings.
Presently surviving are his loving wife of 66 years, former Theresa Ruchinski; sons, Michael Kiewlak and wife, Mary, Nanticoke; and Mark and Jill Kiewlak, Nanticoke; daughter, Patricia Edgerton and husband, Ritchie, Hanover Twp.; nieces and nephews; grandchildren, Amy and Fred Reed; and grandpuppies, Angel, Shelly and Cooper James.
A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. There are no calling hours. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Twp.
Arrangements are by Grontkowski Funeral Home P.C., Nanticoke.
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Published by Citizens Voice on Apr. 6, 2017.