On Sunday, November 12, 2023, Edward Francis Sienicki, of Reston, Virginia, passed away at the age of 89.
Loving husband of 62 years to Marlene Altieri Sienicki; beloved father of Gregory (Gretchen), Amy (Harrison) Lantz, David (Carey) and Richard (Jeff); grandfather of Nathan (Kate) Lantz, Austin (Alyssa) Bridges, Nicole Lantz, Will, Nicholas and Ashley Sienicki; great grandfather of Cole and Ella Bridges and Andersen Lantz; brother of Loretta Szafranski, Richard Sienicki and Stella Szafranski.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Emelia Sienicki and eleven brothers and sisters: Walter, Ted, Joseph, Stanley, Leo and John, Anna Siepiela, Mary Mazur, Jane Popivchak, Stephanie (Dolly) Hanke, and Lottie (Sissy) Sienicki.
Born and raised in Carnegie in a large loving family, he graduated from Carnegie High School. As a teenager, he delivered newspapers and fondly remembered Honus Wagner as one of his customers. He worked for SP Kinney Engineering prior to enlisting in the Army. He attended Waynesburg College and upon graduation was commissioned an Ensign in the US Navy, a Naval Aviator. His naval tours were many including a Hurricane Hunter, a pilot instructor, and a tour in Vietnam where he earned Bronze Star (with valor in combat). He earned a degree in accounting and an MBA from University of West Florida. Upon retirement he continued his public service as an Auditor for the State of Florida and eventually retired to enjoy his family in Bridgeville. He loved gardening, listening to classical music and especially loved his family in whom he instilled a love of the church and of learning. Friends received Thursday, November 16, from 3 – 7 pm, at the Warchol Funeral Home, Inc., 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville (412-221-3333). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, November 17, at 11 am, at St. Barbara Church of Corpus Christi Parish, Bridgeville. Interment with full military honors to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Scott Twp. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Catholic Charities or Tunnel to Towers Foundation. View and add condolences at: www.warcholfuneralhome.com