AUSTINTOWN, OH – Veronica “Baba” Tabak, 95, passed away peacefully, Jan. 19, 2013, at Briarfield Manor in Austintown.
She was born March 12, 1917, in Youngstown, Ohio the daughter of John and Anna (Lesko) Janosko.
Veronica was a graduate of Struthers High School, Struthers, Ohio.
She had worked for Moyer’s Pant Factory from 1964 until 1974.
During World War II, she worked for General Fireproofing making parts for tanks in support of the war effort.
She was a member of St. Johns Orthodox Church, the CBI (China, Burma, and India) Veterans Group, with her husband, George.
She will be dearly missed by her son, Ronald G. Tabak and her daughter, Georgia Ann (James) Pogany, both of Austintown, Ohio; a sisters, Irene Minchin of Struthers, Ohio; six grandchildren, Jason Pogany, Amy (Greg) Tibolla, Erin (David) Riebe, Karen (Kevin) Naples, Sara Tabak and Susan (Steve) Malysa; as well as eight great-grandchildren, Landry, Rylan, Camdyn Naples, Kailyn and Mattie Tibolla, Nicholas Riebe, Logan and Addison Malysa.
Veronica was preceded in death by her husband, George Tabak, whom she married June 4, 1945; two sisters, Elizabeth Frazinni and Julia Janosko; two brothers, Adam and John Janosko; and her parents.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at the Austintown Chapel, as well as on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.
Interment will be at Lake Park Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Hospice MVI for their care and also her extended family at Briarfield Manor for all their love, support, and wonderful care they gave her.
Arrangements are entrusted to Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.
Family and friends can visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com
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