Peter Joseph Fedyshin
Peter Joseph Fedyshin, aged 71, passed away at his residence on December 15, 2021 after battling brain cancer with courage. Son of the late Stephanie and Peter Fedyshin, Pete grew up in Hazelwood, PA.Brother of Sylvia (Fedyshin) Nagy, Diane (Fedyshin) Vargo, Michele (Fedyshin) Schrier, and Michael Fedyshin. Beloved husband to Michele (Klein) Fedyshin. Dear father of Peter and Christopher Fedyshin and also Micah and Mitchell Klein. Pete enjoyed his grandchildren too. Pete is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Pete was a well-educated man who attended St. Basil’s Seminary where he was grounded in the classics and went on to graduate from the University of Pittsburgh and Penn State University School of Medicine. He served in the US Navy as a physician. After completing his residency in Radiology at Duke, he established the Magnetic Resonance Imaging service at Passavant Hospital and excelled in musculoskeletal imaging.
Pete embraced his role as a “healer” and worked tirelessly to diagnose his patients. He enjoyed teaching his coworkers and staff.As a man of science, Pete elected to donate his body to science to educate upcoming professionals.
An avid outdoorsman, Pete skied, hiked, biked, and went scuba diving with his wife and sons. Pete traveled within the US and abroad, weaving in conferences and adventures with his family. He loved cooking and was a passionate wine connoisseur.
A private Celebration of Life is planned for early Summer, 2022. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Montour Trail Council, https://montourtrail.org/help-us/donations/, or at Montour Trail Council, Suite #3, 2nd Floor, 304 Hickman Street, Bridgeville, PA 15017. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Anthony M. Musmanno Funeral Home, Inc.
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