Vernon C. Wojciechowski, 83, of Carlisle, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017 at his residence. Vernon was born January 11, 1934 in New Kensington, PA to the late Veronica Mrozek and was raised by his grandparents, John and Jennifer Mrozek. He was the widower of Veronica C. Peruzzie Wojciechowski, who died in 2014.
Vernon retired from PPG Industries after 46 years of service. He was a member of the New Kensington Fire Department, where he served as an assistant chief. Vernon was also a member of St. Patrick Church of Carlisle, New Kensington Sportsman Club, a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Carlisle Amvets post 274, VFW Post 2099, American Legion Post 101, Elks Lodge 578 and the Polish Falcons.
Surviving is his son, Vernon C. Wojciechowski II of Carlisle; and brother, Richard Wojciechowski of Pittsburgh. Vernon is preceded in death by his son, Vincent C. Wojciechowski, who died in 2003
Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the St. Patrick Church, 85 Marsh Dr., Carlisle, PA 17013 with the Very Rev. William C. Forrey as celebrant. Burial will be held in the St. Patrick Cemetery, Carlisle.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Patrick Church, 152 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle, PA 17013. Arrangements are being handled by Hollinger Funeral Home and Crematory, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065.