Thomas “Tom” J. Pechek, 62, of Ely, dies

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Ely

Thomas “Tom” J. Pechek, 62, of Ely, passed away after his battle with cancer on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at his home, with his family at his side.
Tom was born on January 16, 1952 in Ely to Louis and Charlotte (Paris) Pechek. He graduated from Ely High School in 1970. He later went to Hibbing Community College and graduated from the nursing program. Tom was a nurse at the Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital for 25 years.
Tom is survived by his wife: Nora, their daughter: Kristy (Tony) Cummings, grandchildren: Chloe and Anthony, brothers: Louis (Monica) Pechek and Mike (Valarie) Pechek and numerous nieces and nephews.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Ely with visitation being held one hour prior to the service at the church. Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.