James "Teddy" T. Savko, age 65, of Erie, passed away Thursday April 18, 2013 at Ball Pavilion. He was born in Erie on September 30, 1947 son of the late John Savko and Hazel Savko Duckett and step son of the late Richard Duckett. Teddy was employed in construction with local 603 Laborers' Union and was a member of Circolo Nazionale Lodge #122. He loved to cook, work in the garden, golf and enjoyed playing with his grandchildren. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War. Teddy is survived by his wife, Linda Kosobucki Savko; five children, John Regnault (Lorily) of Mebane, N.C., Monique May (Rick) of Lawrence Park, Denice Leamer (Rocky) of Georgetown, Ky., Darrell Locke (Cara) and Jim Savko all of Erie; eight grandchildren, Ryan, Collin, Carly, Christopher, Aiden, Dylan, Kyler and Makayla; one sister, Jan Premich of Rochester, N.Y.; one brother, Jeff Savko of Las Vegas, Nev. and several nieces. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jordan Rene Edinger. Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc, East, 2607 Buffalo Rd. on Tuesday from 2 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service there at 6 p.m. American Legion Carl Neff Post #571 will render honors following the service. Private interment will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to V.N.A Hospice Services of Erie County, 2253 W. Grandview Blvd. Erie, PA 16506. To send condolences visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Apr. 21, 2013
Dusckas Funeral Home - East Side
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