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Henry Walter Grzyb
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1916
Scranton
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 29, 1998
Naugatuck
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

My grandfather was born to Polish immigrants, Mary and Martin Grzyb and was one of 6 children. His father worked in the coal mines in Scranton, PA. My grandfather married Edna Wisneski on August 24, 1940 and had one child, Carol.

Dziadzi (grandfather in Polish) was a wonderful man who loved his "girls" (wife, daughter and granddaughter) and his godson, who was also his grandson, Paul. Dziadzi worked in insurance for most of his life and was very proud to have done his part in WWII. He always had a smile and was a happy-go-lucky kind of guy. Dziadzi liked to embarrass those he loved in fun. As you can see in the picture, one of his tricks was to wear a Burger King crown when he took his 10 and 11 year-old grandchildren out to eat at Burger King. This particular crown he wore all night, including the fancy restaurant we took him to for his 80th birthday. On his 80th birthday he announced that he could now do and say whatever he wanted. ;o)

Dziadzi always prayed that when his time came that he would go quickly and in good weather (he didn't want us to drive in snow to bury him in Scranton). His prayers were answered. He is survived by his wife, daughter, son-in-law, Paul, and 2 grandchildren, Brenda and Paul Henry.

August 4, 2006: Great-Grandfather for the first time to Rachel Elizabeth Mikush, daughter of Paul Henry and Barbara Mikush.

March 18, 2011: Great-Grandfather for the 2nd time to Paul Robert Mikush, son of Paul Henry and Barbara Mikush.




 
 
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  Edna Veronica Wisneski Grzyb (1919 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery
Taylor
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Angelbabe_E
Record added: Feb 21, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7201784
Henry Walter Grzyb
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Henry Walter Grzyb
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Happy Angel Day, Dziadzi. It's been 18 years now and I still miss you just as much. Hug, hug, kiss, kiss!
- Angelbabe_E
 Added: Jun. 29, 2016

- Butterflyy
 Added: Nov. 4, 2013
I still miss you...
- Angelbabe_E
 Added: Jun. 29, 2013
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