March 23, 2013
March 23, 2013
Name: Edward R. Goworek
Date of Death: Saturday, March 23, 2013
Residence: Ava, New York
Obituary: Edward R. Goworek, 61, of Ava, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Utica.
He was born on November 27, 1951, in Rome, the son of Joseph and Agnes Irosz Goworek.
He was a graduate of Rome Free Academy and attended Mohawk Valley Community College.
On April 29, 1989, Edward was united in marriage to Phyllis Piatkowski in Transfiguration Church in Rome.
Edward proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army serving from 1971-1974.
He was employed by Carl’s Drugs in their warehouse for several years. He has worked as a service technician for Ed and Ed Business Technology for the last twenty-two years.
He was a member of Transfiguration Church and the American Legion. He was also a director of the Rome Polish Home.
Ed was a compassionate and gentle man. He enjoyed traveling with his wife all over the United States and Canada. He loved Polka dancing and was proud of his Polish heritage. Ed and his Phyllis attended several Polish festivals throughout the US and Canada.
Surviving besides his loving wife of twenty-three years, Phyllis; are a brother and sister-in-law, Stanley and Nancy Goworek, of Marcy; two sisters-in-law, Stella Goworek and Nancy Goworek, both of Rome; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved cat, Kashia. Edward was predeceased by two brothers, Robert Goworek and Joseph Goworek.
Services: Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, at 8:30 AM and a Mass of the Christian Burial at Transfiguration Church at 9:00 AM where the Rev. Paul F. Angelicchio will officiate. Interment will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited and may call on Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the funeral home. You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy at www.nunnandharper.com.
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