Mr. Edmund S. “Remus” Sutkowski, Sr., 91, of 520 College St., Ellwood City passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014 in the Ellwood City Hospital at 2:00 pm.
Mr. Sutkowski was born on October 14, 1922 in Ellwood City to the late Stanley and Caroline Pogozelec Sutkowski. He had attended Lincoln High School, and served at the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Arizona. Ed also served with the United States Army from March 10, 1943 until December 2, 1945 with the 81st Airborne and held the rank of Corporal . He had fought in the Battles of Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe. Ed was awarded the European African Midlle Eastern Campaign Medal with 5 Bronze Stars, and the World War II Victory Medal. Following his service with the Army, Ed worked at the U.S. Steel Plant in Ellwood City until its closing. He is a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish. Ed was an avid hunter and fisherman, and enjoyed doing taxidermy work for his family and friends. He loved to be in the outdoors, and spending time with his family.
Mr. Sutkowski is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen (Roger) Morgan of New Brighton, his son, Edmund S. Sutkowski, Jr. of Ellwood City, his two grandchildren, Andrea Loree Morgan of Pittsburgh, and Nathan (Christi) Morgan of Hopewell, and his two great grandchildren, Allie Grace Morgan, and Micah Edmund Morgan. He is also survived by his two sisters, Leona (Leonard) Wolfe, and Dorothy Flecher, his two brothers, Stanley (Mary Ann) Sutkowski, and Robert (Barbara) Sutkowski all of Ellwood City, and his sister-in-law, Eleanor Sutkowski of Wayne Twp..
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Elizabeth Priestes Sutkowski whom he married on June 17, 1950 and passed away in 1966, his brothers, Raymond J. Sutkowski, and John A. Sutkowski, his sister-in-law, Betty Sutkowski, and his brother-in-law, William Flecher.
Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 9:00 – 11:00 am in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc..
A Blessing Service will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home with Father Camillus Njoku officiating. Interment will be at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Mr. Sutkowski’s name may be made to the Holy Redeemer Angel Fund.
The family requests you view the obituary and sign the guestbook at www.teolisfuneralhome.com