First Posted: 10/26/2008
Edward J. Visniski Sr., 83, of Dupont, died Oct. 18, 2008 at his home after a lengthy illness.
Born in Moosic, March 4, 1925, he was a son of the late Alexander and Mary Zygmunt Visniski. He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont. He proudly served in the U.S. Army with the 124th Calvary during World War II. While serving in China, India, and finally Burma, he was wounded in battle and received the Purple Heart. He was a life member of the AmVets of Dupont, D.A.V, VFW Post 4909, Dupont, and the Dupont Polish Club. He was a millwright in the carpenters union and worked as a welder for Pagnotti Construction and at the Berwick Power Plant.
He was preceded in death by sisters Josephine Bryk, Joanne Kuchinski, Louise Lukasik; and brother Alexander.
Surviving are his daughter, Kathy Praschak, and her husband, Michael, Old Forge; sons John and Edward Jr., Dupont; sisters Dorothy Novak, Florida; Regina Dvorscak, Edison, NJ; brothers Joseph, Brookfield, Ohio; Robert, Wrightsville; grandchildren Nickolas, Steve, Amy and Mary; great-grandchildren Samantha, Blake and Alexandria; many nieces and nephews; and longtime companion, Eleanor Selbolka.
A private family funeral was held Oct. 22 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont. Interment, parish cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Lackawanna Avenue, Dupont, 18641. Online condolences may be made to .