Peter Chropowicki
June 02, 2019

Mr. Peter Chropowicki, of Old Forge, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019.

Born in Forest City, he was the son of the late Peter and Veronica Klaczkowski Chropowicki. He served in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War. Prior to his retirement, Peter was employed by the former Pope and Talbot, Ransom.

Peter was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea and the American Legion Post 585, Duryea.

Peter was a kind gentle man who enjoyed time with his family, especially his grandchildren, playing cards and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his wife June Ann Barlik Chropowicki, who passed away February 4, 2012 and eight brothers and sisters.

Surviving are:
Daughter, Jane Chropowicki of Old Forge
Son, Jim Chropowicki and his wife, Ada, of Duryea
Grandson, Jim Chropowicki of Pittston
Granddaughter, Julie Chropowicki of Duryea

Nephew, Robert Lipski and his wife, Grace, of Scranton
Nieces and nephews

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 9:30 am in Holy Rosary Church, 127 Stephenson Street, Duryea. Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Duryea. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the church the morning of the funeral. There will be no viewing. Arrangements are by the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea. To leave an online condolence for Peter's family, please visit the funeral home website,


Guestbook Entries

Jim and Jane, Please accept our deepest condolences. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Raemsch Family (8 months ago)

Dear Jim and Ada, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your dad Jim. I know it is never easy to lose anyone let alone a parent who gave you life and nurtured your hopes and dreams all your life. May God’s grace and mercy comfort you and your family at this time of loss. I love you both and know I am praying for both of you guys. Darrell

Darrell Johnson (8 months ago)

Our sympathy to Jane and

Ron. Exter (8 months ago)

Jane and Jim So sorry for you loss.

Alfred Akulonis Jr (8 months ago)

Please accept my sincerest sympathies. I wish you and your family peace at this very sorrowful time. He is resting in peace.

Ellen Scatena (8 months ago)

Our Deepest Sympathy , Members & Friends, USW Local 1448, Ransom & Pittston Township,Pa.

Paul Jancouskas and United Steelworkers Union Local 1448 (8 months ago)

Eternal rest grant unto you, Pete. May you rest in peace. Amen.

Michelle Dale (8 months ago)

Prayers to all of you at this time. May he rest in peace

Justin tonte (8 months ago)

So sorry to hear about Jim's dad hope you all cherish your memories of Peter and the loving family life you had with him God Bless you all

Ann Edwards (8 months ago)

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