Aloysius W. Polasik, 91, of Dunkirk, died Saturday August 25, 2012, at the Chautauqua County Home with his family at his side.
He was born December 22, 1920, in Dunkirk, son of the late Andrew and Lottie (Klosczynski) Polasik.
Al was a baker at the age of 16 and worked at the Supreme Bakery until a fire destroyed the business.
Aloysius W. Polasik
He then went to work at the Quality Bakery which was owned by the Wozniak family and worked there until it closed. He then was employed by Cease's Commissary (Interstate United) until his retirement March 17, 1983.
During his employment Al took a course and received a Diploma in Cake Decorating at Wilton's in Chicago.
Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Lillian (Przytula) Polasik, whom he married August 4, 1945; a son, David (Cheryl) Polasik of Wheatfield, NY; two granddaughters, Nikki and Courtney (Chris) Polasik; and one great-grandson Kalib, along with a sister Irene Slintz and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded, in addition to his parents, by sisters Elizabeth Dobek, Lucy Battaglia, and brother Clement Polasik.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with burial in St. Hedwig's Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc., 56 East Doughty Street in Dunkirk.