BOARDMAN, Ohio – There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Dominic’s Church, 77 E. Lucius Avenue in Youngstown, for Joseph G. Bialik, 87, who was called by The Lord, to join his two sons, two daughters and brothers in eternal rest.
He graduated from Ursuline High School in 1949 and served during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Army.
Joe was a lifelong member of the Teamsters Union working for Loblaws, McNicholas and Findley Welding.
He was an active and devoted member of St. Dominic Church, where he served as a weekly usher. He was an office holder with the Jednota Lodge where he formed his brotherhood.
Joe was an avid reader who enjoyed fishing, boating and was a resourceful handyman who could fix anything.
Joe is survived by his beloved and cherished wife of 64 years, the former, Marian S. Malovec; a daughter, Debbie (George) Bentfeld; eight grandchildren, Ryan (Heidi) Zack, Jamie (Vito) Pavone, Stacey (Phil) Yergin, Ashley (Ben) Gibson, Lisa (Jason) Armburger, Joseph Bialik, Stephen Bialik, Jonathan Bialik and a great-grandson, Tyson Cole Armburger; two sons-in-law, Henry Zack and Max Fitzer; a daughter-in-law, Athena Bialik; a sister-in-law, Joyce Bialik; many wonderful cousins and special nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Joseph and Mary (Krivan) Bialik, Joe was preceded in death by four children, Joseph Bialik, Donna Zack, Mary Jo Bialik-Fitzer and George Bialik; two brothers, Steve Bialik and John Bialik and his infant sister, Mary Bialik.
Joe devoted his life to his family, he was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be dearly missed by all.
Family and friends may call on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at St. Dominic’s Church.
Funeral service will follow at 10:30 a.m.
Arrangements are being handled by the Thompson Filicky Funeral Home in Boardman. Please visit www.thompsonfh1932.com to view this notice and send condolences to the family.
A television tribute will air Monday, May 29 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.