John Ezak was born on 14 October 1910, in Stryjówka, Bezirk Zbaraż, Galicia, Austria as the son of Ezak and Zawerewska. He married Ella Dumanski Ezak on 26 October 1941, in Sheho, Viscount No. 341, Saskatchewan, Canada. He died on 12 October 1986, in Saskatchewan, Canada, at the age of 75, and was buried in Sheho, Viscount No. 341, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Polish (Jeżak): patronymic from Jeż ‘hedgehog’ (see Jez ).