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Joseph T. Elinsky
  • Alzheimer's Association
    4075 S. Tamiami Trail
    Port Charlotte, FL 33952

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“Dear Mary, Joe, Mike, Tony, Gina& Greg, The Manning Family extends their deepest sympathy to you & your families. You are in our thoughts and...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: manning - Cleveland, OH - friend

“Dear Mary and the entire Elinsky family, Joe a Veteran served his country and is still serving as he is playing his violin for all who are in Heaven...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Frank Colucci - North Port, FL

“WE are so sorry for your loss! We lit a candle for him in church on Sunday. Even though he will be greatly missed there are so many wonderful...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Nick and Sandy Pacak (Kish) - OH

“Dear Elinsky Family My tears and prayers are with all of you over the lost of our love one Mr. Elinsky, your dad, grandpa and wonderful man..... He...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: daniel d smith - lakewood, OH

“Dear Mary and Elinsky Family, My deepest sympathy to you all. My thoughts and prayers are with you. With love- Sissy ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Siobhan O'Donnell - Cleveland, OH

“Mary, Joe, Tony;God bless your family. Your neighbors, Marge and Coty ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Marge and Coty Keller

“To the family of Joe Elinsky, As painful as it may be when the patriarch of your family takes his eternal rest you can always take comfort through...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Brian O'Donnell

“Joe, Mike, my prayers and condolences go out to you and your family. God Bless....... ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Fran Janowicz - Columbia, TN

“Dear Mary, Gina, Joey, Michael, Tony, Greg and Families, We are so sorry for your loss of Joe. Words are inadequate, but please know, all of you are...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Craig, Erin & Colin McDowell - OH

“Sorry about the loss of your father. Remember the special times with him. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Rick & Teresa Weigle - FL

“WHEN SOMEONE YOU LOVE BECOMES A MEMORY THE MEMORY BECOMES A TREASURE....... ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: ROBERT AND JENNIFER DOYLE - FL

“Dear Mary and Family,The Ciolli Family extends deepest sympathy to you all. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Theresa Ciolli - Pittsburgh, PA

“Dear Mary. I was so sorry to hear of your loss. There are no words I can offer that will ease your pain or sorrow. I hope you will find comfort in...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Sandy Ferko - Eastlake, OH

“Uncle Joe, I will never forget the first time you took me to South Park to teach me how to golf.....patience of a SAINT! You will be missed dearly....Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Auggie - Murrysville, PA - nephew

“Rest in Peace Mr. Elinsky. Thoughts and prayers, and a smile for the memories. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Pete Babinec - Cincinnati, OH

“We'll miss you Dad! All our Love always. Gina & Mike Alyssa, Michael, Kristian ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Gina Trebilcock - Cleveland, OH

“DEAR MARY, NIECES AND NEPHEWS, YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY . HE IS IN A BETTER PLACE NOW AND WON'T HAVE TO SUFFER. i'M SURE HE HAD THE BEST CARE...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Lagnese - Harrison City, PA


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Joseph T. Elinsky, 84, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte.

Joseph was born on November 23, 1930 in North Braddock, Pennsylvania (Dookers Hollow) as the youngest of eight to American born Slovak mother Mary Knapp and Father Gregory (Harry) Elinsky whom immigrated as a child from the Carpathian Mtn. region of Ukraine. Joseph worked for Penn C Railroad in cryptography and later as an Electrical Engineer Quality Assurance inspector for Bechtel Corporation based in San Francisco. He retired at 55 and started the MAE Catering & Elinsky's Lake House Restaurant with his wife. He played with the Philharmonic Orchestra in PA, and continued to enjoy performances with his violin until recently. He treasured playing golf with his son's and friends.

Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Mary; his son Joseph (Sheryl), Michael (Sherry), Tony (Samone), Gina (Michael), Greg (Renée), 14 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren. He was a wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend and will forever be missed by all who loved and knew him.

A visitation will be held 4:00PM-7:00PM with a wake service to follow at 7:00PM, Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00AM, Monday, January 26, 2015 at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Port Charlotte. Interment with military honors will be held 10:00AM, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Sarasota National Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 4075 S. Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 33952.

Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.