Peter Wyshosky

Peter Wyshosky, 76, of 117 E. Earley Ave., Coaldale, died Saturday (March 8, 2008) in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. he was the husband of the late Theresa (Toth) Wyshosky, who died in 1992.

Prior to retiring, he had been employed by the former ICI Americas, Reynolds, as a welder and machinist.

Born in Coaldale, he was a son of the late Harry and Mary (Nazur) Wyshosky.

A veteran of the Korean Conflict, he served with the U.S. Army.

He was a member of St. Mary's Russian Orthodox Church, Coaldale.

A 1950 graduate of the former Coaldale High School, he was a member of the Coaldale American Legion.

Surviving are a son, Peter, Jr., and his wife, Shalmar of Summit Hill; a brother, Harry of Hazleton; a sister, Julia Forte of Hazleton; a granddaughter and a grandson.

The August M. Gulla Funeral Home, 130 E. Ridge St., Coaldale, is in charge of arrangements.

Published in the Times News on 3/10/2008.