Joseph A. Poljak
October 21, 1933 ‒ August 22, 2015
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Joseph A. Poljak, age 81, of Mount Vernon passed away Saturday morning, August 22, 2015 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. He was born October 12, 1933 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Tone and Katherine (Prebeg) Poljak.
Joseph retired from the Mount Vernon News with over 36 years of service and after retirement, he was a driver for MOTA that is now KAT. He was a member of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and a former member of the Moose Lodge. Joseph enjoyed traveling, photography, the outdoors and making new friends and visiting with old friends, but his greatest passion was spending time with his grandsons.
Joseph is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Helen (Stojkovich) Poljak; daughters, JoAnn (Bradley) Yantis of Mount Vernon, Mariann (Chris) Vance of Mount Vernon and Patricia Poljak of Fairfax, VA; grandsons, Cole and Cory Vance of Mount Vernon; and his mother-in-law, Rose Stojkovich of Windsor, Ontario.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 303 East High St., Mount Vernon. Rev. Father Vincent Nguyen will be the Celebrant. A private burial will be held in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Mount Vernon.
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