Niles – Joseph Francis Swistok Sr., 73, passed away peacefully Monday, July 8, 2019 in his sleep at his homewith his family by his side.
Joe was supportive father, grandfather great grandfather and friend and will always be remembered for his outgoingness and to the point mentality.
Joe was born January 7, 1946, in Bloomfield, Ohio the son of John and Matilda (Mathe) Swistok and was a lifelong area resident.
Joe was a graduate of Bloomfield Mespo High School and of the Catholic faith.
Joe was employed for over 38 years as a pipe fitter and iron worker at Republic Steel which became WCI retiring in 2002.
Joe had many passions in his life. He enjoyed simple country living, being an avid outdoorsman, riding his motorcycle and socializing with his friends at McDonald’s. Joe was also a jack of all trades and was very innovative in building things with his hands. Joe was extremely proud of being a welder but especially being a grandfather.
Joe leaves behind to hold onto his memories his children Amiejane A. Mason of Oil City, Pa, Joseph F. Jr. Christina) Swistok of Niles, John C. Swistok of Cuyahoga Falls, and Maggie J. Swistok of Howland, seven grandchildren Kevin (Isis), Angel and Mark Fleet, Dominic Coleman, Camden Swistok, Devon Hanlon and McKenna Bard and two great grandsons Kevin and Ike along with a sister Dorothy Dorazio of Pittsburgh, Pa.
He is preceded in death by his parents and several siblings.
Family and friends may pay their respects on Friday, July 12, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sinchak and Sons Funeral Home 727 E. Market St. Warren, Ohio 4481.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Mary Church, 103 N. Maple St., Orwell, Ohio with Father John Madden officiating. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the church on Saturday morning.
Burial will be St. Mary’s Cemetery in Orwell.
Material contributions may be in Joseph’s memory to the campaign to reelect Donald J. Trump President, C/O Trump Tower, 725 5th Ave. New York, New York, 10022.
Family and Friends may visit www.sinchakandsons.com to view this tribute, sign the guest book and share condolences to the Swistok family.