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Edward C. Zawislak, Sr.

April 28, 1939 - January 23, 2020

Service Date: February 1, 2020

Place of Service Light of Christ Church

A celebration of life will be held Saturday at 11am in the Light of Christ Church 2067 Moosic Lake Rd., Mt Cobb by Rev. Patricia Lee.

Friends may call Saturday from 10am until time of service at the church.

Masonic services will begin at 11am.

In lieu of flowers the family encourages memorial contributions be made to the Headstrong Foundation 232 Green Ave. Holmes, PA 19403, the Hospice of the Sacred Heart 600 Baltimore Dr. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 or to the Salem Lodge 330 PO Box 313 Hamlin, PA 18427

Edward C. Zawislak, Sr., Hamlin, died early Thursday morning at home surrounded by his loving family. His wife is the former Susan Holdren.

Born April 28, 1939 in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late Stanley and Mary Siepiela Zawislak and was a graduate of the Lake Consolidated School. Ed was the owner of the EZ Body shop for 48 years which is one of the oldest businesses in Hamlin. He was also a U Haul representative. Ed was a dedicated, loyal and hardworking Freemason. Ed loved old camaros, spending time with his horses and dog. Ed loved to cook, whether it be a small gathering at home or a benefit for the whole town, he was the king of the kitchen. He was a member of Salem Lodge 330 F.&A.M. where he was a Past Master, was one of the organizers of the lodge’s breakfasts and worked at the Lodge’s stand at the GDS Fair for many years, he was a Scottish Rite (32degree) Freemason, a Shriner and a member of the Hillbillies.

The family would like express their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the doctors, nurses and staffs of the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, University of Pennsylvania Hospital Oncology Department and the Geisinger Community Medical Center.

Also surviving are daughters Kimberly Bell and her husband Brian of Hollisterville and Lori Godino and her husband Phillip of Scranton; a step son Edward Strada of Hamlin; a step daughter in law Tia Corazzi-Strada of S. Canaan; a daughter in law Carol Zawislak of Waymart; a sister Dorothy Melody of Honesdale; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; his beloved Rottweiller Zena and cat Suzie; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by sons Edward “Butch” Zawislak, Jr and Joel “Jody” Zawislak; sisters Helen Highouse and Lorraine Talmon; a brother Stanley Zawislak; his former wife Nancy Malti Zawislak.

A celebration of life will be held Saturay at 11am in the Light of Christ Church 2067 Moosic Lake Rd., Mt Cobb by Rev. Patricia Lee.

Friends may call Saturday from 10am until time of service at the church.

Masonic services will begin at 11am.

In lieu of flowers the family encourages memorial contributions be made to the Headstrong Foundation 232 Green Ave. Holmes, PA 19403, the Hospice of the Sacred Heart 600 Baltimore Dr. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 or to the Salem Lodge 330 PO Box 313 Hamlin, PA 18427

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