A Mass of Christian burial for Frank L. Cizek, retired general supervisor of rate applications forthe Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., will be offered at 11 a.m. today atSt. Dominic's Roman Catholic Church, Harford Road and Gibbons Avenue.
Mr. Cizek, who was 85 and lived on Glenmore Avenue, died Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital of complications from a stroke.
He retired 20 years ago after heading the preparation of applications to the Public Service Commission for new rates in the Rate Research Department. He had begun working for BG&E 50 years earlier while finishing his education.
A native of Vienna, Austria, who came to Baltimore as a child, he attended Patterson Park High School, where he was a member of the track team, and Baltimore Polytechnic Institute.
At BG&E, he organized games for children at annual company picnics and also helped to start a blood bank.
A former president of the Hamilton Improvement Association, he was active in the Greater Northeast Baltimore Association, which sponsored fireworks displays at Memorial Stadium for many years.
Mr. Cizek was also a member of the Kiwanis.
During World War II, he was an air raid warden and a volunteer worker for the Office of Price Administration.
For more than 40 years, he served as an usher at St. Dominic's Church.
He was also fond of gardening and fishing and made wooden puzzles and toys for children.
Mr. Cizek is survived by his wife, the former Hazel Robb; a son, Eric P. Cizek of Avon, Conn.; a sister, Mary Josephine Cizek of Baltimore; two grandsons; and five great-grandchildren.