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Remembering Manufacturers’ Reps Pecinka and Wiczek

Two longtime manufacturers’ reps, Edward Pecinka Sr. formerly of Pecinka Ferri and Dick Wiczek of Wiczek & Associates have passed away.

may 2022 obitsPeckina teamed with George Dumbach as founders of Pecinka Ferri, a New Jersey-based rep firm. He’s survived by his wife, Heddy; son Ed Pecinka Jr., who is a principal at Pecinka Ferri; and his siblings. Details regarding Pecinka’s services are pending.

Wiczek worked for 47 years in the foodservice equipment business, starting his career with Aslesens and retiring as president of Wiczek & Associates, a Minnesota-based rep firm.

He is survived by his wife, Karen and their 6 children, 22 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Wiczek is also survived by his sister Liz Houlding.

A private family service will be held later this summer for Wiczek. Online condolences may be shared at and in lieu of flowers memorials may be made to either St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or Autism Speaks in Wiczek’s name.