Stanley Ohalek Jr.

Stanley J. Ohalek Jr., 88, of Toronto, OH, passed away Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, surrounded by family at his home.

Stan was born July 25, 1929, in Weirton, WV, son of the late Stanley J. Ohalek Jr. and Mary (Kosut) Ohalek Freshour.

He was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp., where he worked as a crane man in the BOF.

Stan was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served his country in the Korean War. He was a member of St. Francis Roman Catholic Church in Toronto and the Toronto American Legion Post 86.

In addition to his parents, Stan was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Frankie; and a sister, Mary Ann Cipcic.

Stan leaves behind his wife, Maryann P. (Jablonski) Ohalek, whom he married April 7, 1951; his children, Gregory Ohalek, David (Beth) Ohalek and Tammi (John) Romey all of Toronto and Derek (Amy) Ohalek of Youngstown, OH; his two brothers, Ron (Dawn) Ohalek and Ricky Ohalek both of Weirton; his sister, Blanche Babela-Traubert of Wintersville, OH; his sister-in-law, Shirley Ohalek of Wintersville; his 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto.

His Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Church. Fr. Thomas Vennitti will celebrate and his burial will be held at the convenience of his family.

There will be an additional viewing on Wednesday in the rear of the church from 9:15 a.m. until Mass at 10 a.m.

Following the Mass, the Toronto American Legion will present military honors.

Memorial donations may be directed to St. Francis Catholic Church, 1225 N. River Ave., Toronto, OH, 43964.