Peter Pete Pshsnychniak, 78
SALEM Peter Pete Pshsnychniak, 78, passed away Thursday evening at Hospice House in Poland.
Pete was born in Niles, the son of the late John and Anna (Bolonowski) Pshsnychniak on July 26, 1931.
He graduated from Niles McKinley High School in 1950, where he was known to be an outstanding football player. He joined the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Helena.
Pete was an entrepreneur having his hands in many different businesses and operations. He enjoyed football and music especially attending the Polka Festival at SNPJ, but he most enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Pete is survived by two sons, Peter Pshsniak of Salem and Gregory (Delores) Pshsnychniak of San Diego, Calif.; five daughters, Patricia (Domenico) Sciaretta of North Lima, Linda Pshsniak of Atlanta, Loretta Pshsniak of St. Thomas, Virgin Island, Tania (Jeff) Grubbs of Pittsburgh and Jennifer Hohman of Miami; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by three brothers, Michael Psznick of Vienna, Victor Psznick of Niles and Charles Pshsnychniak of Los Angeles.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Olga (Vasko) Pshsnychniak, whom he married on Dec. 23, 1951, and died on June 30, 2003.
Services will be held on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009 at 7 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home.
Visitation will be on Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be on Monday at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.
Friends and family will gather at the funeral home to travel to the cemetery at 11 a.m. on Monday.
Friends may visit www.brownfhonline.com to sign the guest register or send condolences online.
Arrangements are being handled by the Brown Funeral Home in Salem (330) 337-6363.