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 Philip Joseph Balwinski

Philip Joseph Balwinski

Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland
Death 28 Feb 1961 (aged 81)
Marquette, Marquette County, Michigan, USA
Burial Trowbridge Park, Marquette County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 86189156 · View Source
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Dies At 82 In Hospital

Philip J. Balwinski, 248 Baraga Ave. died at 5 yesterday afternoon in St. Mary's Hospital, where he had been a patient for one day. He was 82 years old.

Mr. Balwinski was born May 11, 1879, in Poland, and had been a resident of Marquette for 53 years. He had been employed by the Michigan Gas & Electric Co. for 37 years, retiring in 1944.

He was a member of St. Peter's Cathedral, the Knights of Columbus and the Modern Woodmen.

Mr. Balwinski is survived by three sons, Florian and Alex, Marquette, and Joseph, Duluth; a daughter, Sister Mary Seraphine, an instructor in St. Michael's School, and a brother, John, Auburn Mich.

Funeral services will be held at 10 Friday morning in St. Peter's Cathedral, with the offering of a Solemn Requiem High Mass. Burial will be made in Holy Cross Cemetery.

The body was taken to the Fassbender Funeral Home, where friends may call beginning at 7 this evening.

The Knights of Columbus will recite the Rosary in the funeral home at 7:30 tomorrow evening and at 8 tomorrow evening the parish Rosary will be recited.

He was born in Bydgoszcz, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland. He immigrated here along with his two brothers, Stanley and Casimir on Aug. 12, 1882 through New York, USA on the SS Donau.

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Gravesite Details Marriage: 18 May 1903 in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.





  • Created by: Carol Roberts Greenhaw
  • Added: 3 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86189156
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Philip Joseph Balwinski (11 May 1879–28 Feb 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86189156, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Trowbridge Park, Marquette County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Carol Roberts Greenhaw (contributor 47602231) .