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Eugene J. “Gene” Pilarski

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Eugene J. “Gene” Pilarski age 80 of Rogers City formerly of Warren, passed away October 31, 2014 at Rogers City Tendercare.
He was born December 22, 1933 in Metz to John and Anna (Urban) Pilarski.
Gene served in the United States Army from 1955 through 1957. On April 19, 1958 he married Jeannette Woloszyk at St. Casimir Catholic Church. Gene retired from General Motors as a Tool Maker in 1992. He and Jeannette moved back to Metz in 1996 then to Rogers City in 1997. Mr. Pilarski was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church, 3rd Degree member of the Posen Knights of Columbus, Rogers City Servicemen’s Club and the UAW Retirees Alpena Chapter. He enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and spending time outdoors.
Gene is survived by his wife, Jeannette; brother, Leo; sister, Virginia (Arthur) Hilla; and 19 nephews.
He was preceded in death by 4 brothers, Phil, Julius, Walter, and Edward; 1 sister, Helen Kandal.
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home Sunday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. where the Rosary will be led by the Posen 3rd degree Knights of Columbus at 6:30 followed by the Parish Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. with Sr. Rita Epple conducting.
Visitation will resume on Monday at St. Dominic Catholic Church from 10:00 a.m. through time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz and Sr. Rita Epple officiating.
Posen VFW 7804 will accord military honors following Mass.
Interment will take place at St. Dominic Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Hospice of the Sunrise Shore or St. Dominic Catholic Church.
Online condolences may be addressed through www.beckfuneralhome.org