Celebrating WWII Veteran’s 100th Birthday in Wayne County

WAYMART -- Residents at a personal care home in Wayne County gathered for a special birthday party.

Ed Solosky, from Scranton, turned 100 on Monday.

Solosky, born on this date in 1917, was a first lieutenant in the Army in World War II.

He was married for 66 years.

His friends at Wayne Woodlands Manor celebrated his birthday and honored his service to our country.

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2 comments

  • William M Giordano

    WNEP wrote the wrong information Mr. Solosky was drafted and served in the Army as a Captain who served overseas and saved a lot of lives! Then when he returned homewhen he was given the great honor and responsibility of overseeing the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. It was a pleasure to meet this great man! Please give him the respect he deserves I was at his event awarding him with his Veterans pin and pen. Thank you