LAKY, Michael Charles age 92, passed away at his Bon Secours Place on April 27, 2013. Mike was born in Philadelphia, PA. At the end of Second World War, he enlisted in the United States Army, Mike returned to Philadelphia and fell in love with Edna Laky, his wife of 56 years. They raised three daughters and a son, while operating Laky's Restaurant in Philadelphia until retirement in 1983. They relocated to St Petersburg in 2001. Mike will be remembered for his quick wit, warm smile and gentleness to all who he met. Michael C. Laky is survived by his daughters, Joanne Rattigan, Portland, OR, Barbara Gilbert, Pennsburg, PA; son, Michael S. Lay, St Petersburg; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna and his daughter, Catherine Lay, Anchorage, AK. Services will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 250 78th Avenue NE, St Petersburg, at 1:30 pm, Tuesday, May 7, 2013 with Father John Tapp, officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 12:30 pm until service time. Interment will follow at 3 pm at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 5233 118th Avenue North, Clearwater, with military honors being provided by the United States Marine Corps League Det # 54. Contributions can be made to Suncoast Hospice Foundation, www.thehospice.org. Visit www.veteransfuenralcare.com to sign the guest book. Veterans Funeral Care 727-524-9202
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times from May 1 to May 2, 2013