Kenneth J. Kvartek 80 of Canonsburg passed away on Saturday October 8, 2022 at his home. Born in Ellsworth on March 28, 1942, he was the son of the late Andrew and Kathryn Mihalek Kvartek.
Kenneth was a Vietnam War veteran, having served in the United States Air Force. He was retired from Komatsu in Washington, formerly Joy Manufacturing. On November 11, 1978 he married Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Shepelak at Holy Ghost Byzantine Church in Charleroi, with Rev. Andrew Chura presiding. Kenneth and his wife Betty Ann had the opportunity to travel Eastern Europe several times to visit all the towns of his family’s ancestors.
Besides his wife, he is also survived by his sister; Kathryn (Thomas) Yurchick of Ellsworth, a nephew Thomas Yurchick of Ellsworth and a brother-in-law Milan Shepelak of Mapleview.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday October 18th from 11am-1pm at the Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc. 405 Main Street Bentleyville where funeral services will begin at 1pm with Rev. Stephen Wahal presiding. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Twp.