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Albert J. Torok
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1914
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 8, 2011


Albert J. Torok, age 96, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, May 8, 2011.
He is survived by his daughters: Andrea Joan Torok of Chicago, IL and Anita Ann Torok of San Francisco, CA; brother, Frank (Jean) Torok of Fort Wayne, IN; and his niece, Cherre Torok of Colorado Springs, CO.
Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 63 years, Wanda; brother, William (late Aldona) Torok; sister, Margaret Torok; and parents: Gabriel and Barbara Torok.
Special gratitude to his wonderful caregivers: Elizabeth and Joanna.
A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, May 13, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. DIRECTLY at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, 7113 Columbia Ave., Hammond with Fr. Richard Orlinski officiating. At rest Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, IL.
Friends may visit with the family Thursday from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the Solan-Pruzin Funeral Home, 7109 Calumet Ave., Hammond. Prayer service 3:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Albert was born in Chicago, IL on July 24, 1914. He married Wanda Zotkiewicz on June 5, 1942. After spending two years in Norfolk, VA where he served in the U.S. Army during World War II, he returned to live in the Hammond/Munster area. Albert was employed by the U.S. Government, Chicago Ordinance District as a procurement inspector, and then began a long career in the automotive business in sales and management for various local care dealers and ownership of Lake County Auto Parts. He worked for the North Township Assessor's office until his retirement. Albert was a longtime member of St. Mary Church in Hammond until it closed in 2009 and then a member of St. John Bosco Church in Hammond. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus Unity Council 726, Abraham Lincoln Assembly Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, American Legion Post 369 (who will post colors Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home), and the Notre Dame "100" Club.
Albert loved watching sporting events and tending his vegetable garden. His delicious tomatoes were enjoyed by the entire neighborhood. Albert will be deeply missed by his loving family.
God grant him eternal rest.

Published in The Times from May 11 to May 12, 2011
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  Adele F. Pokropinski Torok (1921 - 2014)*
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Holy Cross Cemetery and Mausoleums
Calumet City
Cook County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: May 10, 2011
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