Michael Joseph Brak, 82, of Wheeling, WV passed away March 16 at Wheeling Medical Park, Wheeling WV after a courageous battle fighting COPD.
Mike was born April 24, 1939 to the late Michael and Emma Brak. He was a member of Our Lady Of Peace church. He attended Central High School and Wheeling Jesuit University. Mike was a veteran of the US Navy and was employed by Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel for 32 years at the Mingo Junction Plant.
Mike’s hobbies included spending quality time with grandchildren, watching Pittsburgh Steelers, Mountaineer sports, and catching up with friends on social media.
Mike is survived by his wife Joyce Brak; two sons Mike (Anita) and John (Melissa) Brak; a brother, Richard (friend Joan) Brak; 5 grandchildren, Emily, Mara, Dustin, Ella, and Haven; 4 step-grandchildren, Evan, Seth, Trey, and Catlin; As well as many nieces and nephews.
Per Mike’s request, there will be no funeral or memorial services. Mike enjoyed life to the fullest and would hope that when you think of him, you smile and laugh.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wheeling Youth Service System.