Barbara J. Balogh 1927-2019

ST. PETERSBURG — Barbara J. Slyk Balogh, 92, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and formerly of Warren, passed away at 7:36 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in the Intensive Care Unit at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg, following a most recent illness.

She was born Sunday, Aug. 14, 1927, in Warren, the daughter of Michael N. and Frances S. Pragacz Slyk and attended Warren G. Harding High School.

A homemaker, Barbara was very active in her church. She helped with bingo and worked the church bazaars. She was a very active member of the Columbiettes and was an active member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in St. Petersburg, where she belonged to its Altar & Rosary Society.

Barbara is survived by two brothers, Robert “Bob” Slyk of Warren and Richard “Dick” Slyk of Howland. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and extended family and friends.

Besides her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, John Balogh; two sisters, Virginia Shine and Pearl Capan; sisters-in-law, Sandra “Sandy” M. Slyk and Norma Slyk; and brother-in-law, Albin “Al” Shine.

Calling hours will take place from 9 until 9:50 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at St. John Paul II Parish, 420 North St., Warren, Ohio 44483.

A Mass of Christian burial, with the Rev. Frantisek Katrinak officiating, will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the church. Burial will follow in Pineview Memorial Park in Warren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions take the form of donations, in Barbara’s name, and be directed to either Holy Cross Catholic Church, 7851 54th Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709 or to St. John Paul II Parish, 1401 Moncrest Drive NW, Warren, Ohio 44485.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated to serving your loved ones. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to www.statonborowskifuneralhome.com.

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