Leon Szyszko of Lawrence
Leon Szyszko, 87, of Lawrence Township passed away February 14, 2017 at RWJ Hospice.
Brother of the late Roman Szyszko and Franciszka Pintal.
Surviving is his wife Stefania Pawlowiec Szyszco of Lawrence; his two sons Stanislaw Szyszko and Jozef & Wladyslawa Szyszko, both of Lawrence; four grandchildren Boguslaw & Emily Szyszko, Wojeciech & Jamie Szyszko, Ewa Szyszko & friend Luciano Najem and Adam Szyszko; sister Katarzyna Nasaal of Rzeszow, Poland; and great grandson Patrick Szyszko.
Born in Jasiennik Nowy, Poland, he came to the United States in 1995 and has lived in Lawrencville since. He was previously employed as a carpenter and farmer in Poland as well as a volunteer fireman in Poland. Leon helped build a chapel at Seviete Taeusz Church in Krasne, Poland.
The funeral will be held Saturday morning Febuary 18 at 9:30 a.m. from the WINOWICZ FUNERAL CHAPEL, 865 Brunswick Avenue. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Hedwig’s Church with the Rev. Dr. Fr. Jacek W. Labinski presiding. Burial will be in St. Hedwig’s Cemetery Ewing Township. Calling hours will be Friday night Febuary 17, from 6 to 8 p.m., and again Saturday morning, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., (time of service) at the funeral chapel.