Last name spelled alternately as "Breslowski" (Social Security Death Index). Born village of Sivka, district Kalush (or Kalucz), Galicia, southwest Ukraine (Declarations by Rose Misura).
Last name as "Breslawsky in church Stowe, Pa. church records.
Text of Joseph Breslawski's newspaper obituary:
Funeral services for Joseph Breslawski, 82, husband of Kathryn (Fedora) Breslawski, 141 E. Vine St., Stowe, will be 8:45 A.M. Saturday from Kopicki Funeral Home, 1104 High St.
Divine Liturgy will be celebrated in St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church at 9:30 A.M. with the Very Rev. Frank Patrylak, pastor, officiating.
Internment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Douglassville.
A viewing will be from 7 to 9 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Parastas services will be 8 p.m.
Mr. Breslawski died late Monday night in Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, where he was a patient two weeks.
Born in Galicia, Ukraine, he came to the United States in 1912 and lived in Stowe the past 52 years.
He was employed 44 years as a molder by Stanley G. Flagg Co., Stowe, and retired in 1959.
He was a member of St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church, th West End Fire Co., St. Gabriel's Lodge, and the Ukrainian Providence Association.
Surviving are two sons, Joseph A., 2280 Broadmoor Road, Upper Pottsgrove, and William, 22 Grosstown Road, Stowe; six daughters, Mary, wife of Michael LaHoda, 721 W. Race St., Stowe; Pauline, wife of Paul LaHoda, Shillington; Anna, wife of Louis Weiner, 1081 Park Drive; Sophia, wife of Stephen Chiyka, 835 Monroe Ave., Stowe; Catherine, wife of John Kalamon, 801 Center St., Stowe; and Rose, wife of Andrew Misura, Otselic, New York; two sisters in Europe, 31 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Naturalization papers have errors in children's names.
His Ellis Island passenger record shows the name Jozef Breslawski, arriving on the ship Argentina October 18, 1912. Ethnicity Ruthen, Austrian. Place of residence, Szifka, Austria. Age 18 years, marital status single. Port of departure, Triest, Austria, Austria-Hungary.