Joseph Waszak, 81, of North Aurora and formerly of North Lake, IL, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at Provena Mercy Center Hospital in Aurora. Joseph was born March 26, 1931 in Chicago, IL the son of Joseph and Elsie (nee Kurowski) Waszak. He was united in marriage to Lucille Zenzola October 4, 1952 in Chicago, IL. Joseph served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his wife Lucille of North Aurora, IL; four children Debra (Steven) Bacik, of Lincolnshire, IL, Michael (Susan) Waszak of Dixon, IL, Joseph Waszak III of Aurora, and Robert Waszak of Hanover Park, IL; five grandchildren Teresa (Dan) Tucker, Nicholas Bacik, Jessica (Joe) Kersjes, Michael Waszak II and Ashley Bacik; two great-grandchildren Adelyn and Tyler Tucker; and a brother Frank (Dory) Waszak of Lombard, IL. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother Marc Waszak. Visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Friday, February 22, 2013 at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL. Funeral services will begin with prayers from the funeral home at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, February 23, 2013 before proceeding to Holy Cross Catholic Church 2300 West Main Street Batavia, IL to celebrate Mass at 10:30 A.M.