First Posted: 6/2/2010
Henry A. Przywara, 93, of Lackawanna Health Care and Rehabilitation and formerly of Old Forge, died Wednesday afternoon, May 26. He was the widower of Maria J. (Dziedzic) Przywara, who died on June 28, 2004.
Born in Old Forge, he was son on the late George and Sophia Jason Przywara. He was a lifelong resident of Old Forge and educated in St. Michaels R. C. School. Prior to his retirement, he was a sheer operator for Superior Door and Sash. Earlier in his life, he was also a coal miner for many years.
He was a caring, loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He always had a smile on his face and often made jokes . He also was one for serious or humorous stories of his past. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Henry was a very sweet gentleman with a heart of gold, and he was thankful to everyone that made his acquaintance. He never spoke a harsh word about anyone and always treated everyone with respect and utmost kindness.
Special thanks is given to the Sacred Heart Hospice for their kind professional service and support.
Surviving are a daughter and caregiver, Marcy Lukasiewicz, Ransom Twp.; two sons, Bernard, Moscow and Henry, Old Forge and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Frank, Stanley, Michael and Eddie; and six sisters, Mary Cohowitz, Anna Zimak, Julia Ferrett, Victoria Zakoski, Bertha and Stasia Przywara.
The Mass of Christian burial was to be held on May 29 from the Church of St. Benedict, Newton Ransom Blvd., Clarks Summit. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Old Forge.
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