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Joseph A. Bajuszik, Sr.

January 6, 1923 ~ October 11, 2018 (age 95)
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Joseph A. Bajuszik, Sr., age 95, of Middlesex Twp., Valencia, passed away on Thursday morning, October 11, 2018, at Paramount Senior Living, with his family at his side.

Born in United, PA on January 6, 1923, he was the son of the late George and Anna Lucas Bajuszik.

A State Trooper, Joe was a Corporal with the Pennsylvania State Police in Butler and on the PA Turnpike.

He had served in the United States Army during W.W. II and was a life member of the Mars V.F.W. Post 7505.

He was a member of St. John Byzantine Catholic Church in Lyndora, the Bakerstown Beagle Club and the Brady-Paul Lodge of the State Police.

Joe was the loving father of five children,  Joseph, Jr. (Pattie) Bajuszik of Clinton Township, Joyce (Louis) Bisceglia of Lower Burrell, Jill Schulz (the late Mark Schulz-March 13, 2014) of Portersville, and James (Allison) of Penn Township, and the late Janice Bajuszik who died May 16, 1976.

He was the very proud grandfather of nine grandchildren, Julia (Kevin) Doyle of Ebensburg, Andrew (Nicole) Bajuszik of Saxonburg, Brady (Jenna) Bajuszik of Valencia, Matthew Bisceglia of Lower Burrell, Nicholas Bisceglia of Lower Burrell, Bryan (Alisha) Schulz of Sharpsburg, Scott (Caitlin) Schulz of Midlothian, Virginia, Jason Bajuszik and Adam Bajuszik of Penn Township. He is also survived by 11 great-grandchildren and a sister, Dolores Meininger (Jim) in Georgia.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth “Lib” Kozusko Bajuszik, by a sister, Elizabeth Bayuzick and two brothers, Andrew “Buster” Bajuszik and Edward Bayuszik.

Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Parastas Service at 3:30 PM Sunday at the funeral home.  Divine Liturgy at St. John Byzantine Catholic Church, 105 Kohler Ave. Lyndora, PA 16045 on Monday at 10:00 AM. Fr. Radko Blichar, celebrant. Burial in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies on Tuesday at 11:00 AM.  In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions can be made to the Joseph and Elizabeth Bajuszik Scholarship at the BC3 Education Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 1203, Butler, PA 16003-1203. Directions and condolences are available at 

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