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Edward J. Szymkiewicz

August 6, 1922 ~ February 28, 2018 (age 95)
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Edward J. Szymkiewicz, Sr., 95, husband of the late Eleanor H. (Fabian) Szymkiewicz, of East Vincent, formerly of Phoenixville, PA died on February 28, 2018 at his residence.

Born on August 6, 1922 in Kimberton, PA, he was the son of the late Stanley and Michaelina (Vworchik) Szymkiewicz.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Navy.

He worked for B.F. Goodrich Co. for 38 years, retiring in 1985.

Mr. Szymkiewicz was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Phoenixville. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion.

Surviving are:

Son, Edward J. Szymkiewicz, Jr. of Spring City, PA;

Daughter, Helen Marie wife of Bill Cote of Phoenixville, PA;

Daughter, Mary Ann Cox of Wayne, PA.

5 Grandchildren:

Amy, Jennifer, Amanda, Allison, and Mark.

5 Great-grandchildren:

Claire, Kyle, Ian, Luke, and Alexis.

Sister, Frances Thomas of Roxborough, PA;

Brother, Raymond Szymkiewicz of Red Hill, PA.

He was preceded by sisters, Rose Demyan and Mary Grealey, and brother Joseph Szymkiewicz.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 219 Dayton Street, Phoenixville, PA on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 10:30 am with Rev. Michael W. Rzonca officiating.

Friends may call at the church on Monday from 9:15 to 10:15 am.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Brookdale Hospice, 995 Old Eagle School Road, Suite 315, Wayne, PA 19087.

Arrangements are by Devlin Rosmos Kepp & Gatcha Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Phoenixville, PA.

Condolences may be given at www.GatchaFuneral.com.

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