1939-2014 HOOSICK FALLS, NY Leo Bartoski 74, passed away on Saturday January 25, at the Bennington Health and Rehabilitation Center. He resided on William Jones Road in Petersburgh, New York. Leo was born on January 31, 1939, in Albany, New York son of the late Rosella Bartoski. He graduated from St. Mary's Academy. He worked at the former Wood Flong, Speciality both in Hoosick Falls and later with the N.Y.S.D.O.T., out of the Petersburgh garage until retiring. Leo was a dedicated member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Hoosick Falls, where he attended daily mass and after gathered with friends at Bagel & Brew for their breakfast conversations. Leo was always interested with the youth in Hoosick Falls especially the sports programs where he coached numerous teams St. Mary's Academy and Town teams. He was much more than a coach mentoring the youth throughout life's situations. He was also known as the "Detroit Anything Fan", Tigers, Lions or Red Wings. Leo was a member of the H.F.Country Club where he enjoyed playing rounds with his many friends. He was also a member of the St. Stanislaw Society and the Elks. Leo was also known for giving you a "good debate" on any subject. Leo is survived by several cousins and many friends. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Wednesday January 29 at 11:00 am, from the Immaculate Conception Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Hoosick Falls. Calling hours will be Tuesday January 28, from 4:00 - 7:00 pm, at the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to either St. Mary's Academy, H.F. Country Club or HAYC3 through the funeral home.
Mahar Funeral Home
43 Main St Hoosick Falls, NY 12090
Published in Bennington Banner on Jan. 27, 2014