On January 19, 2006, WALTER I. of Baltimore, formerly of Leechburg, PA, beloved husband of the late Viola Praniewicz Sliviak; devoted father of Walter (Lisa) Sliviak, Barbara Sliviak, Janet Sliviak, Rose Sochor, Joyce (Gary) Edmondson, Diane (Robert) Grant, and Greg (Ruth) Sliviak, step-father of Dennis (Trudy) Praniewicz and Richard (Sandy) Praniewicz. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren as well as many other family and friends. He was predeceased by parents, John and Salomea Ziemanski Sliwiak; brothers Vincent, Stanley, H. Leo, Andrew, Francis and Peter Sliviak, Frances Sienic, Caroline Holupka, Mary Sliviak and Polonia "Paule" Hensel. A memorial mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2006 at St. Mary Mother of God Roman Catholic Church, Freeport, PA. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Local arrangements are by the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, Sykesville, MD.