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Anthony A. Vidzar

Anthony A. Vidzar, 97, of Yatesville, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2024, at home. Born in Pittston on April 20, 1927, he was the son of the late Alfred and Josephine Musto Vidzar.

He was a graduate of West Pittston High School.  He spent his career in the local garment industry.  He worked for many years at Star Garment, Exeter.

He was the mayor of Yatesville for over 18 years. 


Mr. Vidzar loved to fish and enjoyed making wine, “Vino Vidzari”.  His wife, daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren were his pride and joy.  He will be greatly missed.


Surviving are his wife, Antoinette Chiumento Vidzar with whom he celebrated 72 years of marriage on Friday, May 31, 2024.  Also surviving are his daughters, Jo Ann Dunn (Al), Pittston Township and Mary Ann Ratajczak (John), Laflin; grandchildren, Brittany Lombardo (Michael); John Ratajczak; Alexandra Dunn; great grandchildren, Carson John Ratajczak and Carmella Lombardo; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Chimento, Yatesville; brothers-in-law, Joseph Chiumento, Jenkins Township and Nick Chiumento, Yatesville; cousins, Ann Reynolds, Pittston Township and Dolores St. Lewis, NY; numerous nieces and nephews. 


Special thank you to Compassionate Care Hospice for the excellent care they provided. 


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, June 6, 2024, at 9:30 am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston.  The family will receive friends and relatives from 8:30am until time of mass in the church.  Private interment, St. Rocco’s Cemetery, Pittston Township.  Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, Pittston. 



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