Alexander A. Laska

Alexander A. Laska, 88, of Ellington, beloved husband of the late Julia (Devlin) Laska, passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013.

He was born Oct. 12, 1925, in Ellington, son of the late Francis and Martha (Suchecki) Laska. He was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his children Michael Laska and his wife, Patricia, of Stafford Springs, Karen Mathews and her husband, David, Mark Laska and his wife, Cynthia, and Sandra Laska, all of Ellington. He also leaves his grandchildren Christopher Mathews and his wife, Lorin, Joshua Mathews, Erin Laska, Alexander Laska, Jacqueline Reed, and Myranda Laska; and his great-granddaughter, Jordan Mathews.

Relatives and friends may join the family on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect St., Rockville, CT 06066.

A funeral home service will follow at noon. Burial will be held at St. Bernard Cemetery, Vernon.

For online condolences, visit

Funeral Home

Burke-Fortin Funeral Home
76 Prospect Street Rockville, CT 06066-3226
(860) 875-5490

Published in Journal Inquirer from Dec. 30, 2013 to Jan. 3, 2014