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John Bosak

September 09, 1930 - May 30, 2021

Obituary For John Bosak

Bosak, John, age 90, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on May 30, 2021, of Baldwin Boro. Beloved husband of 64 years to Gerda (Ringel) Bosak; loving father of Mark J., Thomas A. (Jamie) and Amy (Todd) Fidler; cherished Pap of Sarah (Joseph) Straw, Nicholas Bosak, Kyle (Sarah) Fidler and Tobias (Jasmine) Fidler; proud great-grandpap of Henry and Hadley Straw and Ayla Fidler. John served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War and served as a Whitehall Police Officer for 25 years until his retirement. John will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, PA 15227 on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 from 2-8 p.m. with a Parastas service at 4:00 p.m. Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Byzantine Catholic Seminary, 3605 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15214.

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I knew John as a great police officer for Whitehall and after he retired I would see him at Healthtrax gym. He was always a pleasure to talk to and I know he lived a good life as he loved his family. May God bless his soul and the family he loved. Skip Brown- Whitehall Fire Company
- Skip Brown
My Grandpap was one of the best men of whom I had the honor to meet. He was a great man and true friend for the almost 24 years we knew each other. I cannot recall a time that he wasn't kind and fair or didn't have a smile on his face. One of mine and his favorite stories of his was when he said that he had never caught a bigger fish until the time I put the bait on his hook so it didn't come off as easily. After I did that he tells me that the fish he caught on that next cast was his biggest ever. At the time of this story I couldn't have been much older than 12 years old. I have many stories and memories of him like this one. He never failed to make me feel special and loved. Whether it be fishing together like that in that story or coming to my games when I was a kid and even having sleep overs at grandma and grandpap's house. We always had fun, we always had laughs and we always had love and friendship. Such a great man and such a great life lived. He did so much for the people around him in his life and the world was a better place because of him. I couldn't be more proud to be named Tobias JOHN, after my Grandpap John. A name that I will always cary with pride and love. I love you Grandpap, I miss you so much already. What I wouldn't give for just another few minutes together. Love, Toby
- Toby Fidler
Dear Gerda, Our deepest sympathy at this difficult time. John made us laugh all the time . He will be missed. Praying for you and your family. Love Connie & Karl Bayer
- Connie Bayer
I was very sorry to hear about John's passing, He was a great guy and a hell of a cop. He will be missed. Sincerely Shawn Patterson
- Shawn Patterson

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