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May 19, 1942 - August 23, 2018

Funeral Service Date
August 28, 2018
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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John E. Barchak, 76, of Fort Wayne died August 23, 2018 at home with his wife Sheila and daughter Christine by his side. John was born May 19, 1942 in Saginaw, MI. He was the son of the late Stanley Benedict Barchak and Helen Bensko Barchak. He was the valedictorian of Arthur Hill Tech High School Class of 1961, received a bachelors degree from Saginaw Valley College and his masters from Arizona State University. John was an electrical engineer with Raytheon for 32 years, retiring in 2011. He was a member of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. John enjoyed tennis, ham radio, guitar, hiking, nature and the outdoors. John is survived by his wife Sheila Swinehart Barchak; children, Christine Bauer of Fort Wayne, IN, John Barchak, Jr. of Surprise, AZ, Nicholas (Angie) Barchak of Fort Wayne, IN, Alan Barchak of Westland, MI; step children, John (Mary) Swinehart of Fort Wayne, IN, Margaret (Tim) Ferguson of Petersburg, IL, Mary Jo (Andy) Peters, David (Tanya) Swinehart, Susan (Greg) Witte, Tom (Suzi) Swinehart all of Fort Wayne and Cecelia (John) Lockner of Boston, MA; 9 grandchildren and 17 step grandchildren; sister, Betty Ann Pyscher of MI; brother, Stanley Ray Barchak of Fort Wayne. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Rd with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Monday, August 27, 2018, from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, with a vigil at 7:30pm. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to Allen County SPCA. To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

vigil at 7:30 pm

Visitation Date

August 27, 2018

Visitation Time

05:30 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

vigil at 7:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

Phone: 260-482-2186

Address: 4916 Trier Rd. Fort Wayne IN, 46815

Service Date: August 27, 2018

Service Time: 5:30 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

August 28, 2018

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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