LEBISZCZAK, Ivan 105, of Tampa, passed away March 29, 2014. Ivan was born in Philadelphia, PA on May 3, 1908. He was predeceased by his parents, siblings and wife, Mabel. Survivors include daughters, Janice deGast (Larry) of Falls Church, VA, Susan Jobst (Bill) of Slidell, LA, Frances Lephart of Thornburg, VA; son, John Lebiszczak (Louise) of Tampa; grandchildren, great-grand-children, nieces and nephews. Ivan was retired from the US Army having served in WWII with the 315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Division in Europe and with the Signal Corps in Korea. He received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star among other medals for his honorable service. He continued his career as a civilian for the DOD (Army) at Cameron Station, VA. Special thanks to the entire staff of Brighton Gardens of Tampa, loving caregivers, JoAnn, Lisa and Evelyn, The LifePath Hospice Garnet Team, The Home Care Team and care manager, Julie Goddard. The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 6-8 pm at the Blount & Curry Carrollwood Chapel. A memorial service will be held at Brighton Gardens of Tampa on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 3 pm. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Mar. 31, 2014