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Edwin C. “Dziadzi” Dzielak

September 29, 1929 - June 21, 2019

Edwin C. “Dziadzi” Dzielak, age 89, of Bear, DE passed away at home on Friday, June 21, 2019.

Born in Wilmington, DE on September 19, 1929, he was a son of the late Joseph Dzielak and Alexandra (Waskiewicz) Puwalski.  Edwin worked for General Motors and retired after more than 30 years.

He enjoyed watching old TV shows and cinema movies. Edwin loved trying his luck at the lottery, crossword puzzles and cryptograms. He was an avid Phillies fan and you could always find him cheering them on.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of more than 65 years, Betty A. (Ziolkowski) Dzielak; 2 brothers; 1 sister; and great grandson, Evan.  Edwin is survived by his children, Deborah Ann Krzywicki (Robert) of Ocean Isle Beach, NC, Robert E. Dzielak (Jean) of Newark, DE, Maryann Nutter (Bernie) of Lewes, DE and Joann Edwards (Mike) of Bear, DE; sister, Betty Bloch of Wilmington, DE; grandchildren, Maribeth, Julie, Jason, Allen, Lisa, Nolan, Ryan, Ashley, Alex, Daniel, Caitlin and Mackenzie; and great grandchildren, Emily, Johnny, Ella, Paul, Avrie, Matthew, Brooklyn, Colin, Shane, Ellie, Abigail, Natalie, Charlotte and Jackson.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11 am on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R.C. Church, 345 Bear-Christiana Road, Bear, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am.  Entombment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Edwin’s memory to Seasons Hospice of Delaware, 220 Continental Drive, Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19713.

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5 Guestbook messages for Edwin C. “Dziadzi” Dzielak

  • RIP Uncle Mixy. Thoughts and prayers for the whole family. 🙏❤️🙏

  • So sorry to hear of uncle Mixie’s Passing. I remember going to ciocia Betty’s and uncle Mixie’s for Thanksgiving dinner. So much fun spending the holiday with family. Love and prayers to all your family. Rest In Peace Uncle.

  • Debbie, Bobby, Maryann, Joann and families, Ciocia Betty and Uncle Mixie were always so much fun to be around whenever we would see them, especially when they lived in Oak Orchard, or were visiting at Mom and Dad’s place in Long Neck. They will be missed, but now they are both together again in eternal love and peace. Thinking of all of you at this time, and wishing you peace of mind as well. Love, Jimmy, Patti, Jaime and Jessica

  • What a full life and many loving family members gathering to celebrate a special loved one. Prayers for each of you during this time.

  • May his soul rest in perfect peace in Jesus’ holy name.
    Representing my company, Home Instead, it was an honor and blessing to care for him.
    May God comfort and bless you all.