Edward H. Zidak, 80, of Loyalhanna, passed away peacefully May 14, 2023. He was born November 4, 1942, in Latrobe a son of the late Andrew T. and Mary (Hudak) Zidak. Edward was retired from ATI. He was a United States Navy Veteran and belonged to the American Legion. He enjoyed watching Pittsburgh sports teams but loved his time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren the most.
Edward is survived by his wife of fifty years, Gloria Jane "Janie" (Bowers) Zidak, two daughters Melissa Schall and husband Darrell of Loyalhanna and Lisa Beam and husband Chad of Irwin, six grandchildren; Jeff and fiance Ashley, Kalen and Krista Schall, Emily and fiance Regis, Alayna and Aiden Beam, two great grandchildren Oliver and Arthur, sister in laws Ruth Ann Zidak, Beverly Smith and Brenda Crawford (Jim), several nieces and nephews and his faithful friend Woody.
In addition to his parents Ed is preceded in death by his brother Andrew Zidak and his sister Martha Miller.
Family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8, Tuesday in the McCabe Funeral Home 300 West Third Ave, Derry, where a blessing service will be held at 10:30 am, Wednesday, with Fr. Rodel Molina as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Rose Cemetery.