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Joseph Kuzyk

June 25, 1924 — July 15, 2020

Joseph Kuzyk, 96 of Dallas passed away, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at The Gardens at Wyoming Valley Nursing Center, Wilkes-Barre. Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Frank and Rose Fryck Kuzyk.

Joe served his country as a Corporal in the United States Air Force. He was then employed with Cornell Iron Works, New York later relocating with the company to Mountain Top in 1965 where he held several positions, retiring in 1984 as CPO. Some of his favorite hobbies included his gardening and flowers. He was also known as a fixer of just about anything.

Joseph was preceded in death by his wife the former Mary Gillis in 1988, sisters, Olga Brozza, Anna Gauck, and Dorothy Hagen. His companion of 29 years, Mary Shimko of Connecticut passed away in 2019. He is survived by Daughter, Jolaine Dymond and her husband Tim, Dallas. Son, Joel Kuzyk and his wife Vera (Dee), Mt. Top, Grandchildren, Tim Jr., Chris & Michael Dymond, Adrianne Sorensen and Kristina Konschnik. 12 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren. Joe is also survived by his Connecticut family, with whom he enjoyed many happy times.

Funeral services were held privately at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, PA. 18612. Online condolences may be sent to

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