Frank L. Bizzak, 89, of 6743 Highland Rd., Kane, died Monday morning, Feb. 21, 2011 at his residence.
Born June 21, 1921 in Kane, he was the son of John and Mary Cehovin Bizzak.Â On Feb. 10, 1969 in Bradford, he married the former Nancy E. Besecker, who died Oct. 11, 1994.
An Army Air Force Airman during WWII, Mr. Bizzak later co-owned and operated Bizzak Beer Distributor in KaneÂ for over 17 years, and then worked for the Carpenters Union, Pittsburgh, for over 17 years.Â He was also an EMT for the Kane Ambulance Service for several years.
He was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane and the SNPJ Lodge #391 in James City.Â He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed gardening and farming.
Surviving are a stepson, Terry McNabb of Cincinnati; three brothers, Edward Bizzak of Lafayette and Lewis and StanleyÂ Bizzak, both in Kane, plus two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.Â Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Preceding him in death, besides his wife and parents, are a sister, Mary Grolemund; and brothers Max, John, Joseph, Emil Bizzak.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., where a Vigil Service will be held at 7:45 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday at St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane with Father Philip Pinczewski, pastor, as celebrant.Â Interment will follow in St. Callistus Cemetery, Kane.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Callistus Catholic Church Remodeling Fund or to the St. Callistus Cemetery Fund, 342 Chase St., Kane, PAÂ 16735.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.