Thomas Barschak Obituary

Thomas  Joseph  Barschak
Thomas Joseph Barschak

January 30, 1928 - January 15, 2016
Resided in Edwardsville, IL
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Thomas Joseph Barschak, 87 of O'Fallon, IL formerly of Edwardsville passed away on Friday, January 15, 2016 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

Tom was born on January 30, 1928 in St. Louis, MO; son of the late Thomas Emil and Marie C. (Polk) Barschak. Tom proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War and later became a purchaser at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. He was a member of the Masonic East Lodge #504; Scottish Rite Bodies, Past Sovereign Prince, Past member board of directors, MSA, and 33 degree; Ainad Shrine Temple, past member executive committee and past Potentate; Demolay Legion of Honor, Egyptian Preceptory; Royal Order of Jesters Court 86; member of the Belleville, Silver Lake, Collinsville and Tri City Shrine Clubs; past member of the Edwardsville Planning Commission; and served at Anderson Hospital in Maryville as trustee, assistant treasurer, executive committee, building committee and special insurance committee.

He is survived by and will be missed by his daughter; Bunny (Mark) VonBokel; his son, Dale (Kris) Barschak; grandchildren, Logan VonBokel, Bret Barschak, Laine Barschak; close friend, Shirley Walters.

In keeping with Tom's wishes there will be no services. Memorials are suggested to Shriner's Hospital. Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City is serving the family.

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