WALLINGFORD - Edward Pierzga, 87, of Wallingford, beloved husband of the late Leakadya Pierzga, departed this life on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at the Masonic Healthcare Center.
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Edward was born on Feb. 25, 1926, in Warren, Mass., son of the late Andrew ad Mary Pierzga. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy when he was only 17 years old and served during World War II as a Gunner 3rd Class. He later retired after 37 years as a machinist from Wallingford Steel. He also enjoyed playing BINGO and going to the casino.
He will be sadly missed by his children, Carolyn DePaulo, of Wallingford, Susan Pierzga, of Wallingford, and Leigh Kloss and her husband, John, of Pennsylvania. Edward also leaves five beloved grandchildren, Michele, Edward, Ashlee, Joseph, and Jason.
Relatives and friends may call on Friday, Aug. 30, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the B. C. Bailey Funeral Home, 273 S. Elm St., Wallingford. A funeral will follow the period of calling at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow services at In Memoriam Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the
, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492. To leave a message of remembrance or for directions please visit www.BCBailey.com
Published in The Record-Journal on Aug. 29, 2013