John "Jack" Petyak, of Hudson, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, June 7, 1957, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary Connor Petyak and was a graduate of GAR High School, Class of 1975. Jack worked at Luzerne Optical and was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed watching and cheering for the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Islanders hockey and was a lifelong Penn State fan. He was active in and on the board of the IACC Club and was a member of the Polish Club. He enjoyed playing softball, shooting darts and playing golf.
He will be sadly missed by his many friends and close family, including his brother, Andrew Petyak; sister, Mary Ann (Will) Byrnes; companion, Debra Kennedy, who he dearly loved; and family, Kristie (Ron) Vaccaro; Raymond (Jill) Kennedy; his grandchildren, Karlie, Keira and Kali Kennedy; and his beloved granddoggies, Baxter, Lucy and Moe.
A funeral service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday from Lehman Family Funeral Service Inc., 689 Hazle Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Friends are invited to join the family for a visitation from 3 p.m. until the time of service.
Visit www.LehmanFuneralHome.com for information.