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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Monday December 20th, 2021

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Mass of Christian Burial

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church
Monday December 20th, 2021

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Jozef Drazek

Jozef Drazek, 68, died peacefully at home on December 16, 2021. He was born March 19, 1953, in Lapsze Wyzne Poland.

Jozef came to the United States as a young teenager with his parents and siblings. Before retiring to NC, he was owner of BJ's Pub in Garfield, NJ, where everyone loved him like he was part of their family. He was looked up to, and sought out for his advice when they had troubles.

Jozef is survived by his beloved wife Barbara Drazek, his children Richard
Drazek (wife, Elaine), Candice Szwarc (husband, Marcin), and grandchildren, Damian, Michael, Klaudia, Ethan, and Dylan; brothers and sisters, Andrew Drazek, Edward Drazek, Margaret Szot, Rosie Drazek, and Celina Gryglak.

He is proceded in death by his parents, Ambrose Drazek and Stefania Bigos Drazek; and sister Irena Kalata.

Jozef was loved deeply by his family and friends; especially his grandchildren, whom he spoiled and allowed to run amuck on his farm. Always the jokester and so playful, he lived each day the way he wanted to; tending to his horses or relaxing with his dogs and watching cowboy movies. We will always hold him dear in our hearts, and will try to emulate his vibrant and happy attitude.

The family will receive friends on Monday, December 20, 2021 at Beam Funeral
Service from 10-10:50am. A mass of Christian burial will follow at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic church with Father Carl Kaltreider officiating.

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Joe, buddy, I can't believe you're gone. You left us way too young. Rest In Peace old friend. Szczere wyrazy wspolczucia dla calej rodziny.

John and Janina Biziak Dec 20 2021 8:25 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jozef Drazek

Ruthann Bono Dec 20 2021 9:56 AM

I am so so sorry for your loss he was a good man and a good person he will be missed by many many people may you rest in peace and enjoy his life open heaven

timothy r cook Dec 20 2021 9:37 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jozef Drazek

Bogdan & Linda Pawlik Dec 19 2021 10:51 PM

Our deepest condolences to the family.
Spoczywaj w pokoju!🙏🏻🙏🏻

Teddy Anna Szperlak Dec 19 2021 9:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jozef Drazek

Teddy Anna Szperlak Dec 19 2021 9:10 PM

Wyrazy współczucia dla całej rodziny (wujek)spoczywaj w pokoju

Andrzej D Dec 19 2021 8:30 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jozef Drazek

Wojecich Lidia Forenda Dec 19 2021 5:42 PM

Loczymy się w smutku i żalu .
Szczere wyrazy współczucia
Our deepest condolences to you and your family.🙏🙏

Wojciech Lidia Forenda Dec 19 2021 5:41 PM

Joe was such a great guy and father.He always welcomed me into his house ,bar and family. He always had a smile on his face and would do anytime help anyone out. I will never forget all good times I had playing darts and hanging out at BJ's. Thanks for being there for us Joe!! Rest easy!!!

Wayne Dickson Dec 19 2021 5:20 PM

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