13th Engineer (C) Battalion 7th Infantry “B” Company 1950-1951
OCTOBER 25, 1925 – OCTOBER 28, 2017
Edwin F. Pelosky, 92, of Amherst passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017, at Fairmont Crossing. He was the husband of Lois Markham Pelosky. Born October 25, 1925, in Deerfield, MA, he was the son of the late Leon Pelosky and the late Anna Ardzavich Pelosky.
Edwin was a proud, retired career United States Army Veteran (Colonel), where he served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. During his service, Edwin earned two Silver Stars and two Purple Hearts. He was also a loving son, husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and great grandfather.
In addition to his wife, Edwin is survived by three children, Jill Beth Clark and her husband Donald of Amherst, John Pelosky of Richmond and James Pelosky and his wife Mary Ellen of Naples, FL; two brothers, Richard Pelosky and his wife Ann of Warwick, RI and Robert Pelosky and his wife Marylee of Yarmouth Port, MA; two grandchildren, Claire Pelosky of Naples, FL and Kristen Rodgers and her husband Drew of Jessup, MD; one great grandson, Henry Rodgers; and numerous nieces and nephews.