Joseph Gaberik, 89, of Berwyn and Naperville, died on Jan. 30, 2022 after a long illness.
A veteran of the U.S. Army, Mr. Gaberik served as a sergeant during the Korean War. After his service, he became a machinist and was a former owner of Riverside Works on East Quincy Street in downtown Riverside.
He was preceded in death by his wife Rose, brothers John and Paul, and his parents Joseph and Pauline. He is survived by his faithful companion Virginia Samel and family members Madeline Gaberik, Michelle Lulay, Mike Gaberik and Eric Gaberik.
No memorial service is planned. The family asks friends and family to put on a favorite song and enjoy a happy memory in his honor.