Francis L. Strmiska(1931 - 2014)

Francis L. Strmiska Dec. 28, 1931 - Apr. 26, 2014 CANTERBURY - Francis L. Strmiska, Jr, 82 of Canterbury, passed away April 26, 2014, in Plainfield. Frank was born December 28, 1931 in Norwalk, son of the late Francis L. Strmiska, Sr and Mary (Vaclavik) Strmiska. He lived in Norwalk, where he married his wife, Judith Comstock Strmiska, who passed away in 1992. They moved their family and construction business to Canterbury, Ct in 1962, where he resided until his death. Upon retirement he remained involved in his business, and continued to pursue his lifelong enjoyment of fishing. He is survived by his children; David Strmiska and wife Donna, Cynthia Rizer and husband Daniel, James Strmiska and wife Antoinette, Jeffrey Strmiska and wife JoAnn, Sharon Sheffield and husband Michael, Peter Strmiska and wife JoAnn, and Timothy Strmiska and wife Beth. 12 grandchildren; Danielle Collins, Brad and Nicholas Rizer, Melissa Sheffield, Jennifer Stolaronek, Paula, Anthony, James, Beverly, Jordan, Jared and Audrey Strmiska. He is predeceased by his infant son, Kent Strmiska, and infant grandson Scott Strmiska. He is also survived by his sister, Patricia Comstock of Birmingham, AL and brother, Richard Strmiska of Lake Panasoffkee, FL and niece, Christie Hawkins of AL. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 5 to 8 P.M. at the Dougherty Brothers Funeral Home, 595 Norwich Road, in Plainfield, CT. The funeral will be held at the First Congregational Church in Canterbury, CT. on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 10 A.M. Burial in Carey Cemetery in Canterbury. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Canterbury Fire Department. Please visit www.doughertybrosfuneralhome.com

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Dougherty Brothers Funeral Home
595 Norwich Road Plainfield, CT 06374
860-564-2296

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Apr. 28, 2014