Adelaide Filosi Cholak

Published 11:05 am Thursday, July 9, 2015

Adelaide Filosi Cholak

July 7, 2015

Memorial services for Adelaide Filosi Cholak, 97 of Thomasville, formerly of Bainbridge, Georgia and Meadowlands, Pennsylvania will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Allen & Allen Funeral Home Chapel.

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Mrs. Cholak passed away July 7, 2015 at Golden Living Center. Born October 12, 1917 in Meadowlands, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Louis & Josephine Rossi Filosi. On November 20, 1937, in Washington, Pennsylvania, she married Michael Cholak who passed away May 16, 1980. She is survived by two sons, Michael Cholak and wife Sherle of Houston, Pennsylvania and Dr. George Cholak and wife Catherine of St. Clairsville, Ohio; one daughter, Lora Cholak Slaughter and husband Larry of Thomasville, Georgia, formerly of Bainbridge, Georgia; sister, Lillian Stevenson of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; niece, Sherle Edwards of York Harbor, Maine and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; grandchildren, Renee Adler of Alpharetta, Georgia, Michael Cholak of Ford City, Pennsylvania, Trista Slaughter Jones of Thomasville, Georgia, Sean Slaughter of Fortson, Georgia,  Jonathan Cholak of San Antonio, Texas and Claire Norman of Elm Grove, West Virginia; great-grandchildren, Brice Adler of Washington, DC, Cole Adler of Alpharetta, Georgia, Riley and Grayson Jones of Thomasville, Georgia, Hays and Ben Slaughter of Fortson, Georgia and Dominic and Evan Cholak of Ford City, Pennsylvania.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Cholak was preceded in death by daughter, Patricia and three brothers.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Cholak’s name to TCCHS Scholarship Fund, C/O Trista Jones, 4686 US Hwy 84 Bypass, Thomasville, Ga 31799. The money will fund a scholarship for a Thomas County Central student who plans to become an educator. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest register at