Irene Dziak
June 16, 2020


Mrs. Irene Dziak, 90, of Pittston entered into God’s kingdom on Tuesday morning, June 16, 2020, surrounded by her loving daughters.

She was born May 7, 1930, in Pittston, daughter of the late Anthony and Lottie Goreski Ostrowski.

She was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston. 

Irene attended Pittston High School, but her greatest joy was being a wife and mother. She dedicated her life to cooking, cleaning, and caring for her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed watching The Young and the Restless, reading romance novels, completing puzzle books, and going to casinos. 

She was preceded in death by her loving husband Joseph Dziak, who passed away on May 18, 2007, sister Patricia Connell, and brothers Stanley and John Ostrowski as well as her great granddaughter Abbilynn Chaump. 

Irene is survived by her son, Richard Dziak and wife Loretta, Warminister; daughter and caregiver Christine Dziak who tended to her tirelessly; along with the unconditional support from her daughter Karen Dziak, both at home. In addition daughter Janet Chaump and husband Richard, Pittston Township provided love and support. Grandchildren, Michael Chaump and wife Angela; Anthony Dziak and wife Gina; Kelli Ann Papciak and husband Michael; Matthew Dziak and wife Hannah; David Chaump and girlfriend Kaylene Kusma. Great Grandchildren Joshua and Tyler Chaump; Gavin and Juliana Dziak; Michael and Sarah Papciak. Brother Hank (Chick) Ostrowski of Pittston and companion Carol Greco of Duryea. Godson James Connell and several nieces and nephews. 

The family would like to thank Dr. Guy Fasciana and the Compassionate Care staff especially Christine, Crystal, Lisa, Christine and Dennis.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 22, 2020, at 9:30 am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston with the Rev. Joseph Elston officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. A viewing will be held on Sunday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the church the morning of the funeral. To leave an online condolence for Irene's family, please visit the funeral home website,


Guestbook Entries

To the Dziak Family, we are very sorry to hear about her passing. Thoughts and prayers are with your family.

John and Erin McAdarra (23 days ago)

Chris, very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Carolyn Hughes (24 days ago)

Chris, so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Sending you and your family my deepest sympathy. Thoughts and prayers to you at this sad time.

Eileen Hoffman (24 days ago)

Irene was a quiet-spoken woman who was devoted to her husband and family. I remember Irene from the first days of her marriage to my cousin Joe. She was truly dedicated to her family and enjoyed all the family actitivites. Gene and I send our sympathy to her family.

Barbara Dziak Moyer (24 days ago)

Irene was a very nice person. Knew her through my uncle Andrew Dziak. So sorry for your loss. Will keep the family in my prayers at this difficult time May she rest in God's hands

Sandra Yonki Barnett (25 days ago)

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