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 Edmund L. Niec

Edmund L. Niec

Birth
Farrell, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 16 Sep 2009 (aged 92)
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Burial Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 101029626 · View Source
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Edmund Lawrence Niec, 92, of Muncie, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie following an extended illness.

He was born on November 9, 1916 in Farrell, Pennsylvania, to the late Michael and Anna (Fularz) Niec.

Edmund served in the U.S. Air Force for four years as a bombardier during World War II. He later married Grace T. Larocca on April 27, 1957 in Pittsburgh, PA. The couple then moved to Muncie in 1961 with the opening of the Westinghouse Large Transformer Plant. Edmund was the supervisor of all brazing and welding and was one of the original team members that opened the plant. He retired in 1980 after 42 years of service.

Edmund was always an airplane enthusiast. He also enjoyed golfing as a former member of Green Hills Country Club. He belonged to the Amvets of Muncie and was a parishioner of St. Mary Catholic Church.

Edmund is survived by his wife of 52 years, Grace Niec; three daughters, Carol Howard (husband-Ron), Teresa Pence (husband-Steve), and Mary Bicknell (husband-Terry), all of Muncie; son, Edmund A. Niec of TN; five grandchildren, Tabatha, Tiffanie and Anthony Pence, and John and Samuel Miller; and sister, Olga Morgenstern of Sharon, PA.

Catholic Mass will be 11 a.m. on Monday, September 21, 2009 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Muncie. Father Andrew Dudzinski will officiate the service. A full military rites burial will follow in the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Muncie. Calling will be one hour prior to the service on Monday from 10-11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 6415 Castleway W. Drive, Suite 114, Indianapolis, IN 46250 and/or the Alzheimer's Association, 9135 N. Meridian Street, Ste. B-4, Indianapolis, IN 46209.


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  • Created by: Jane
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101029626
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edmund L. Niec (9 Nov 1916–16 Sep 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101029626, citing Gardens of Memory, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jane (contributor 47242360) .