Edward Joseph Hvizda, born May 1,1937 in Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania died June 15, 2023 in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. He was predeceased by parents Josephine Tomtishen and Joseph Hvizda, wife Karen Hvizda, and sister Dorothy Greenidge. Ed graduated from Mt. Carmel Catholic High School and attended St. Vincent College. He had a long career in Human Resources and Industrial Relations and retired from GK Technologies in 1992.
Ed married Connie Fanella in New Brunswick, NJ on March 1, 1958. They later divorced. He married Karen Bechard Tassone on July 4, 1976. Survivors include daughter Lori Hvizda Ward (Ken Ward), Loveland, and son Gary Hvizda, Wheat Ridge; grandchildren Alex, Kellis, and Jay Ward and Matthew and Nicholas Hvizda, and one great-granddaughter, Meera. Ed is also survived by step-son Shawn Tassone and Shawn’s children Hannah, Hunter, Angelo, and Anthony.
Cremation has been completed. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 8 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Wheat Ridge