John “Jack” Petyak, of Hudson, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, died on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, on June 7, 1957, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary Connor Petyak and was a graduate of GAR High School, Class of 1975. Jack worked at Luzerne Optical and was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed watching and cheering for the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Islanders Hockey and was a lifelong Penn State Fan. He was active in and on the board of the IACC Club and was a member of the Polish Club. He enjoyed playing softball, shooting darts and playing golf.
He will be sadly missed by his many friends and close family, including his brother, Andrew Petyak; sister, Mary Ann (Will) Byrnes; companion, Debra Kennedy, who he dearly loved; and family, Kristie (Ron) Vaccaro; Raymond (Jill) Kennedy; his grandchildren, Karlie, Keira and Kali Kennedy; his beloved grand doggies Baxter, Lucy and Moe.
A Funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 6:00 pm from Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. 689 Hazle Ave. Wilkes-Barre. Friends are invited to join the family for a visitation from 3:00 until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to any animal shelter in Jack's Memory.
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