LESKO Michael J. Lesko Sr, age 83, of Stratford, widower of Lois Sabadosh Lesko, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2010 at Bridgeport Hospital. Born in Bridgeport to the late John and Anna Ferko Lesko, was a lifelong Stratford resident. Mike was a retired Stratford firefighter. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Navy serving in the Okinawa Theater of action. He was also a member of the Stratford Retired Firefighters Benevolent Association. Survivors include a devoted son, Michael J. Lesko Jr. of Stratford; and a sister Anna Kripinger of Shelton; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, two brothers, John and Robert Lesko and two sisters, Mary Grosso and Susan Lesko predeceased him. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 8:45 a.m. in the Adzima Funeral Home 50 Paradise Green Place Stratford and at 9:30 am in Holy Name of Jesus Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment with Full Military Honors will take place at St. John's Cemetery in Monroe. Friends may call on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations should be made to the Stratford Professional Firefighters Burns Foundation P.O. Box 682 Stratford, CT 06615. For more information or to make an online condolence to please visit www.adzimafuneralhome.com
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Published in Connecticut Post from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2010