Ronald L. Pilarski,
Sr., 83, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015 at
1:45 a.m. in his home.
He was born August
8, 1931, in Michigan City, Indiana, to the late Joseph and Barbara (Glowinski)
On June 2, 1956 in
Otis, Indiana he married Patsy Fries, who survives in Michigan City, IN.
Also surviving are
two daughters, Rose Cisar and Mary Pilarski, both of Michigan City, IN; two
sons, Ronald L. (Virgie) Pilarski, Jr. of Michigan City, IN, Michael
(Kathleen) Pilarski of Valparaiso, IN; eight grandchildren; 12
great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara
Wroblewski and Imelda (Ken) Zarazee, both of Michigan City, IN; and three
brothers, Jerome Pilarski of Mebane, NC, Lawrence (Carol) Pilarski of
Michigan City, IN, and James Pilarski of Michigan City, IN.
He was also
preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Pilarski; son-in-law, Glenn Cisar;
and his grandchild, Phillip Cisar.
Ron was a farmer
and retired from Bethlehem Steel. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean
Conflict and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church/Otis, IN, American
Legion Skwiat Post 451 and the Westchester Horseshoe League. Ron enjoyed
Mass of Christian
Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 24, 2015, at St. Mary’s
Catholic Church, 101 N. Church St., Otis, IN, with Rev. Gerald Schweitzer
officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Otis, IN with full
military services conducted by the American Legion Skwiat Post 451 and the
Visitation will be
from 9:00 am until Mass time Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The Ott/Haverstock
Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.
be made to American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka, IN 46545
or to the donor’s choice.