Edward Palochak, 93, of Hopewell Twp. passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family at Rochester Manor and Villas on Sunday, February 9th.
Edward was born August 20, 1926 to John and Margaret Palochak. He graduated Aliquippa High School and joined the Air Force in 1944, serving in Europe and Egypt during WWII. Edward was employed at J&L Steel as a welder and authored The Sports Parade for Local 1211 newspaper. He loved his family , local sports and history. Edward will be remembered as a kind and generous man who freely gave his time to youth baseball and donated to multiple charities.
Mr. Palochak is survived by his children, Bernice (Blair) Hamerski, Linda (Rich) Davenport, Christopher (Megan) Palochak, Lawrence (Susan) Palochak, along with 10 grandchildren. Bryan (Linda) Hamerski, Matthew (Sarah) Hamerski, Bennett Palochak, Sierra Palochak, Christina (Tanner) McCauley, Perry (Larry) Brush, Nanette Davenport, Adam Davenport, Hannah Palochak and Logan Palochak, and 4 great grandchildren, Julia Hamerski, Olivia Hamerski, Wesley Davenport, Hugo Hamerski. Edward was preceded in death by his wife Louise, and siblings Julia, John, Julia (Knight), Andrew (Red) and Irene.
The family thanks Edward’s long term caregivers: Jamika, Jojo and Debbie, Rochester Manor and Mother Theresa Hospice for their outstanding and loving care.
Friends will be received on Monday evening February 17th from 5pm to 8pm in Darroch Cremation and Funeral Tributes, Inc., 2640 Mill Street, Aliquippa www.darrochfuneralhome.com where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the McGuire Home, New Brighton, PA.
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