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Barbara J (Slyk) Balogh

August 14, 1927 ~ November 9, 2019 (age 92)

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Barbara J. Slyk Balogh, 92, of St. Petersburg, Florida and formerly of Warren, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 7:36 PM in the Intensive Care Unit at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg following a most recent illness.

She was born Sunday, August 14, 1927 in Warren the daughter of the Michael N. and Frances S. Pragacz Slyk and attended Warren G. Harding High School.

A homemaker, Barbara was very active in her church. She helped with Bingo and worked the church bizarres.  She was a very active member of the Columbiettes and was an active member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in St. Petersburg where she belonged to its Altar & Rosary Society.

Barbara is survived by two brothers Robert “Bob” Slyk of Warren and Richard “Dick” Slyk of Howland.  She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews and extended family and friends.

Besides her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband John Balogh; two sisters Virginia Shine and Pearl Capan and sisters-in-laws Sandra “Sandy” M. Slyk and Norma Slyk; and brother-in-law Albin “Al” Shine.

Calling hours will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:50 a.m. in St. John Paul II Parish, 420 North St. Warren, Ohio 44483.

A Mass of Christian Burial, with Fr. Frantisek Katrinak officiating, will be offered at 10:00 a.m. Saturday in the church.  Burial will follow in Pineview Memorial Park in Warren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions take the form of donations in Barbara’s name be directed to either Holy Cross Catholic Church, 54th Street, St. Petersburg, Florida 33709 or to St. John Paul II Parish, 1401 Moncrest Drive NW, Warren, Ohio 44485.

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November 16, 2019

9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Staton Borowski Funeral Home
962 North Rd. NE
Warren, OH 44483

Mass of Christian Burial
November 16, 2019

10:00 AM
Staton Borowski Funeral Home
962 North Rd. NE
Warren, OH 44483

November 16, 2019

11:20 AM
Pineview Memorial Park

Warren, Ohio


St. John Paul II Parish
1401 Moncrest Drive NW, Warren OH 44485

Holy Cross Catholic Church
54th Avenue, St. Petersburg FL 33709

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