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Raymond P. Zalewski

January 8, 2021

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There will be no public viewing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Family and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday January 14, 2021 at 10 a.m. in  Saint Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City, celebrated by Msgr. Patrick Pratico, pastor.  Interment will follow at Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Dickson City.

Arrangements are by Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City.  To leave an online condolence, visit the funeral home website of mazurfuneralhome.com.

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Raymond P Zalewski, 69, passed away January 8,2021 at  Regional Hospital, Scranton from complications of COVID-19.

Born Oct. 7, 1951, son of the late Frank G. Zalewski and the late Bertha S. Karvotski Zalewski. He was a resident of  Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center for the past 19 years. Prior to an accident in 1982 that left him permanently disabled, he enjoyed many exciting life experiences. He traveled through Canada and Western US and even worked for several years on the Alaska railroad. He settled in Lewiston, Idaho before his accident.

Ray’s passion was Country Music and he had the opportunity to attend many concerts in the area as well as to satisfy a life-long wish to see  Country Music Stars and the Hall of Fame of Country Music in Nashville, Tenn. At the Ryman Theater he had the joy of meeting the celebrities, Wynonna, Minnie Pearl and Kelly Pickler.

Raymond was a loving father, son, brother and friend.  He is survived by his daughter, Rachel Zalewski, of Eugene, Oregon; sisters, Carol  Hamp-son and husband Jim, New Bern, NC; Elaine Bevilacqua and husband Vince, Factoryville, PA; Christine Aung-Din and husband Ken, Jacksonville FL. and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by infant twin sons, Raymond, Jr and Randall; a brother Frank Zalewski Jr.;  a sister June McCarthy; and a  brother-in-law Jack McCarthy.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center for their loving care of Raymond during his residency, and the staff at Regional Hospital for the compassionate care.

There will be no public viewing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Family and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday January 14, 2021 at 10 a.m. in  Saint Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City, celebrated by Msgr. Patrick Pratico, pastor.  Interment will follow at Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Dickson City.

Arrangements are by Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City.  To leave an online condolence, visit the funeral home website of mazurfuneralhome.com.