Harry Edward "Whitey" Niedzwecki, 86, of Confluence, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021. He was born January 13, 1935 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Adam A. "Tony" and Helen M. (Walbaum) Niedzwecki. He was the husband of the late Patricia Ann (Mains) Niedzwecki, who passed away May 24, 2004. Whitey worked for 40 years for Bettis Atomic Laboratory in West Mifflin. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, who loved and lived at his cabin on the Yough Lake in Confluence, PA. He enjoyed his beer and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins fan.
He is survived by daughters, Debra Booth of White Oak and Jodi Niedzwecki-Onder of North Huntingdon, sons, Harry "Whitey" (Carla) Niedzwecki, Jr. and Mark (Dee) Niedzwecki both of White Oak, grandchildren, Justin Niedzwecki, Mandi (Jamie) Frederick, Jamey (Emily) Booth, Jordan (Pam) Booth, Taylar (Brenden) Hondal, 12 great-grandchildren and his beloved dog, Shilo. In addition to his parents and wife, Whitey was preceded in death by sister, Caroline Markovich and brother, Anthony "Tony" Niedzwecki. Friends are welcome Saturday, February 27, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert Director. Condolences may be made at GilbertFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Originally published February 10, 2021.