Theodore "Tex" Dargiewicz
Published in Times
Leader from March 12 to March 13, 2011
Dargiewicz, 79, of Nanticoke, passed away Friday morning, March 11, 2011,
at his residence.
Born April 28, 1931, he was a son of the late Walter and Mary Nowak Dargiewicz.
Tex was a graduate of Nanticoke High School, where he played football,
baseball, basketball and track. He was a member of the championship football
and baseball teams. He also was a member of the All-Scholastic Football
Team and the team's MVP player. He played on the Minor League Cleveland
Indian's baseball team. Tex was the assistant baseball and softball coach
at Luzerne County Community College.
Tex was a member of the Holy Trinity Church, Nanticoke, American Legion
Post 350, and the Nanticoke Eagles Club. He was previously employed at
the State Correctional Facility at Dallas.
Preceding him in death were his first wife, the former Mary Mainolfi;
brothers, Peter Starr, Walter Gwiazdowski, and Charles Gwiazdowski; and
sisters, Ceil Meizanis, Helen Godwin, and Irene Balch.
Surviving are his wife, the former Helen Merowsky; children, Mary Jo Youngblood
and husband Larry, Nanticoke, and John, of Nanticoke; grandchildren, Larry
and Lauren Youngblood; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday from the Earl W. Lohman
Funeral Home Inc., 14 W. Green St., Nanticoke, with a Mass of Christian
Burial at noon at St. Mary's Church, Nanticoke, with the Rev. James Nash
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today. In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to the Nanticoke Elementary School Library and the
Nanticoke Boys Baseball Booster Club.