Edward P. Zikeli, 99, formerly of Ellwood City passed away Friday, October 28, 2022, at the Providence Care Center following a brief illness.
Born November 19, 1922, in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late John and Helen Blose Zikeli. He was married to his first wife Eleanor Zikeli when she passed away in 1996. He then married Janice Kellner Smith, and they were married until she passed away in 2017.
Edward served as a Medic during WWII in Japan. He was retired from US Steel and also worked various odd jobs throughout the area. He was a former member of Bell Memorial Church and was currently a member at Christ Church in Ellwood City. He enjoyed watching sporting events, especially golf and bowling. He also enjoyed traveling, going to different casinos, and was an avid gardener.
Survivors include three stepdaughters, Marjorie (Vincent) Taglieri of Irwin, Katherine J. Kellner of Shillington PA, Linda A. Kellner of Virginia; stepson, Michael A. Kellner of Ellwood City; two granddaughters, Jessica (Neil) Hoover and Lauren (John) Novak; three great-grandsons, Hunter Hoover and Henry and Miles Novak and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wives Eleanor and Janice, Edward was preceded in death by one sister, Helen Majors and five brothers, John, George, Henry, Walter, and Alfred Zikeli.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday November 5, 2022, from 1:00 pm until the Funeral Service at 3:00 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Rev. Tod Custer of the Christ Church will officiate. Military Rites will be held by the Honor Guard.
Interment will follow in Slippery Rock Church Cemetery Mausoleum.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.