Mitchell (Mitch) John Maziarz Jr., 68, of 10267 Circle W, Lot 81, Meadville, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013, at Marquette Hospice House, Meadville.
Mitch was born in Meadville on Jan. 1, 1945, a son of the late Mitchell John and Audrey Dillen Maziarz Sr.
He was a member of St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church, Meadville.
After 20 years of service, Mitch retired from PPG Industries. He had previously been employed by the former Avtex Fibers. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Mitch served his country from June 29, 1963, until his honorable discharge on June 17, 1967. He was a graduate of the former St. Brigid Elementary School and of Meadville High School. Mitch enjoyed the art of photography.
Mitch is survived by four children, Mitchell Maziarz III and his wife, Patty, Kristine Cox and her husband, Erik, Jennifer Maziarz and Andrew Maziarz, all of Meadville; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where a scripture service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church, 383 Arch St., Meadville, with Father Johnathan Schmolt, pastor, as celebrant.
Interment with full military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2006 will take place in St. Brigid Cemetery, West Mead Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.
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