Steven M. Slowik, 58, Altoona, died Thursday evening at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness.
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Daniel. J. and Evelyn M. (Bookamire) Slowik. He married Carol A. Mason on Dec. 18, 1981, in Altoona, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 25, 2009.
Surviving are two daughters: Stephanie and Christina; a son, Robert; three stepchildren: Wanda Spino, David Miller and Cindy Fochler; numerous grandchildren; three sisters: Teresa Doran, Mary Kay Slowik and Helen Guyer; two brothers: Ronald P. and Joseph P.; a sister-in-law, Martha Slowik; numerous nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Rocky Boo.
He was preceded in death by two brothers: Herbert P. and John; and a sister, Barbara Dolan.
Steve was a 1973 graduate of Altoona Area High School. He retired on May 6, 2006, as a truck driver from Ollinger Brothers Inc. He was a former member of St. Mark's Catholic Church, a lifetime member of the Bavarian Aid Society and a member of Newburg Fire Company.
Steve enjoyed bowling, pool, hunting and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers with his family.
Friends will be received from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona, followed by a funeral service at 5 p.m. by Chaplin Anthony Conrad. Committal will be private at SS. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Cemetery.