Vincent J. Gelezinsky, 71, died Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at home in Freeland, after a long struggle with early-onset Alzheimers.
He was born in Highland and was the son of the late Benjamin Gelezinsky Sr. and Catherine (Malletz) Gelezinsky. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, White Haven. Vince was an intelligent man who enjoyed physical work outdoors. He was a foreman for most of his career in guide rail, fence and signs, but enjoyed getting dirty in the trenches with his co-workers. He was always willing to help anybody who needed it. He loved to hunt and fish and found joy with his beagles. He was an active member of the former Tannery rod and gun club. Family meant a lot to him.
Vincent is survived by his wife of 50 years, Elaine (Reilly) Gelezinsky; his two sons, Vincent Jr of Souderton, PA and David Gelezinsky of Miami Beach, FL; two grandchildren, Cameron Gelezinsky and Adrian Gelezinsky. Also brothers, Stanley Gelezinsky and his wife Ellen of Freeland; Benjamin Gelezinsky, Jr. and his wife, Kerrie of Lake Agmar; sisters, Dorothy Reiner of Weatherly; Cecelia Gower and her husband Allie of Weatherly; Genevieve Macurak of Tunnel Road and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be on Monday, July 15, 2019, at 9:00 am from the Lehman Family Funeral Service, In. 403 Berwick St. White Haven with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am at St. Patrick’s Church, White Haven. Reverend Michael Kloton will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 on Sunday, July 14, 2019 and Monday morning from 8:45 am until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, in his memory, donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
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