Peter A. Sziklai, age 78, of Conneaut, OH died Thursday, December 27, 2019 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie, Pa.
Pete was born April 27, 1941 in Hungary the son of Geza and Helen Sziklai. He was a 1959 graduate of East Side High School in Erie and worked for General Electric in the maintenance department, where he later retired from.
Pete enjoyed bowling, swimming in Lake Erie, playing cards, flying airplanes, traveling and visiting historic sites.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Lajos Sziklai.
Pete is survived by his loving wife Linda (Knepp) Sziklai, whom he married in 1980, son Peter (“Siew”) Sziklai of Ocala, FL., daughter Christine Wellinger of Cleveland, OH, two step sons Scott (Korine) Zappitella of Conneaut and Charles Zappitella of Conneaut, brother-in-law George Knepp of Springboro, PA, two sisters-in-law Ethel Wright of Conneaut and Margaret (Gary) Bradley of Conneautville, PA, four grandchildren including Cassandra and five great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, January 2, 2020, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Raisian Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 581 Harbor St., Conneaut, OH.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. following calling hours on Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery, Route 20, Conneaut.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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