William Bilchak

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – William Bilchak, 91, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at his home.

He was born May 21, 1922, in Port Homer, the son of the late John and Julia Choma Bilchak.

Bill retired from Trumball Memorial Hospital in Warren, and was a member of Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church in Shippensburg.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and served in the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Jesionek Bilchak; children, Valerie Bilchak of Cleveland, Rosemary Bilchak of Hotchkiss, Colo., James Bilchak of San Jose, Calif., and Cynthia Bilchak of London, U.K.; and his siblings, Joseph Bilchak of California, Betty Salcone of Florida, and Julia Mikusevich, Susan Welch and Robert Bilchak, all of Warren.

Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Aug. 31 in Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church, Shippensburg. A fellowship and reception will follow the memorial service.

Burial will be private.

Arrangements were made by the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home.