David Damien Sedlak, born on February 23,1968, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2022.
The last of the Sedlak “6” born of the late Dr. Paul Sedlak and Dolores Uter Sedlak, he was a staple of West Wyoming’s “Toy Town” and Holy Trinity Church in Swoyersville. He graduated from Bishop O'Reilly High School and was on the Queensmen Football Team. He earned a mechanical engineering degree from Penn State University of Wilkes-Barre. He was employed as Operations Manager at Koehler Brightstar, Hanover Industrial Park; he was previously employed at Encon, Dallas until the plant closed.
David was a “Mr. Fix It” and a “Jack of All Trades”. He fixed lawnmowers, weedwackers, leaf blowers, cars, bikes, basically anything you can think of for family and friends. He was an excellent artist and craftsman who drew and painted pictures on a variety of items from nursery walls to truck tailgates. From old fence posts he replicated the RMS Titanic, a Ferry Boat, battleship and a Clipper ship all by hand. He cherished all of his works. David made ships out of fence posts such as: RMS Titanic, Ferry Boat, Battle Boat, and Clipper Ship. He cherished all of his works. His prized possession was his ‘54 Chevrolet he restored from when the car was on death's door.
Affectionately known as “Diamond Dave” by many who knew him, he loved his friends and family, especially his daughter, Kayla., and her fiancé Blayze Zagropski. He cherished his time with his grandpuppy, Apollo, and two cats, Honda and Rosie. He is also survived by his mother (Dolores Sedlak), two brothers (Dr. Michael and Paul Sedlak), and three sisters (Jacqueline Walczyk, Cheryl Lukasiewicz, and Maria Hinson). Along with his sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws, nieces, and nephews. Preceding him in death was his ex-wife (Mary Ann Kocher), his nephew (Gary Lukasiewicz), and his father Dr. Paul Sedlak.
A public mass for Christian Burial will be held at Elizabeth Ann Seton in Swoyersville, PA on January 31st at 10 o’clock in the morning. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the American Legion Post 644 Swoyersville, PA in the name of Paul J. Sedlak and David D. Sedlak.
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