HOWLAND - Charles A. "Chuck" Kwortek Jr., 65, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at his residence, from complications due to diabetes.
He was born Oct. 14, 1948, in Brownsville, Pa., the son of Charles Sr. and Betty Kwortek.
He was a 1966 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and attended the Kent State branch for two years.
Chuck retired from Packard Electric as a pipefitter after 35 years. He was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle, Slovak Club and vice president of the Northeast Ohio Filipino-American Organization.
Chuck loved singing, dancing, muscle car shows, drag racing at the mid-Ohio races, and was an avid Steelers fan - "Go Steelers."
Chuck served in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam.
He is survived by his mother, Betty Kwortek of Warren; his wife, Jean Kwortek, whom he married July 22, 2006; three children, Tracy (George) Dickenson of Liberty, Charlotte (Brian) Morgan of Warren and Jason Kwortek of Willard; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two sisters, Carol Bromley-Kwortek of Warren and Dianna (Richard) Christie of Warren.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Family and friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Peter Rossi and Son Memorial Chapel in Warren. A service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with James P. Walker officiating.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to the Kwortek family.