Edmund M. “Munu” Lipiec, 84 of 24 E. Penn St., Shenandoah passed away Thursday at his residence.
Born in Shenandoah on December 23, 1926 he was a son of the late Frank and Mary (Borowicz) Lipiec.
He was a graduate of the former J.W. Copper High School, Shenandoah.
Edmund was a retired machine operator having worked at the former Mr. Hanger Inc., Ringtown.
He was an Army veteran having served during the Korean War.
Edmund was a member of St. Stanislaus Church, Shenandoah, the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) A. Oshinski Post #31, Shenandoah. He was also a member of the Schuylkill County Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) where he was honored in 2004 as the Volunteer of the Year.
Preceding him in death in addition to his parents were a son, Frank Lipiec in 1989; four brothers, Henry, Walter, John and Edward Lipiec and three sisters, Helen Moczulski, Adele Lipiec and Frances Yborra.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, the former Edith Walker; two sons, Edmund “Butch” Lipiec, Jr. and his wife Hannah and John Lipiec and his companion Amy Sheeler all of Shenandoah; a daughter, Marylou Cecchini and her husband Anthony of Virginia Beach, VA; four grandchildren, Christopher, Jennifer and Stephanie Cecchini and Keith Lipiec; three sisters, Dolores wife of John Sion of Ringtown, Irene Brobst of Hopewell, VA and Rose Marie Gillespie of Chevy Chase, MD; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:00 am from Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 10:30 am in St. Stanislaus Church. Rev. Msgr. Ronald C. Bocian, Pastor will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday morning from 8:30 am to 10:00 am. There will be no calling hours on Tuesday evening.
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of arrangements.