WAYNE A. LESKO
Wayne A. Lesko, 62, of Falls Church, VA, a Professor of Psychology and former Dean of the School of Education and Human Services at Marymount University in Arlington passed away on February 3, 2014, following a long and courageous battle with esophageal cancer.
Dr. Lesko, a native of Wilkes-Barre, PA, graduated from King's College, PA, and earned his Master's and Ph.D. degrees in social psychology from the University of Windsor, Canada. He taught in the European Division of the University of Maryland University College in Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
Dr. Lesko joined the faculty of Marymount University in 1981 as the chair of the psychology department and was appointed Associate Dean for the School of Education and Human Services in 1989. He was later named Dean of the School. He returned to the full-time faculty in 2012.
He leaves his wife Marlaine and their two children, Brennan and Angelica. Also surviving is his son, Matthew, from a previous marriage; his sister, Anita, from Pensacola, FL; his father, Andrew, also from Pensacola; and his aunt, Anna Kalanicak of Wilkes-Barre, PA.
He was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Falls Church, VA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the
Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 10, 2014 at St. James Catholic Church, 905 Park Ave, Falls Church, VA. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Murphy Funeral Home, 1102 W Broad St., Falls Church, VA. Private burial at a later date.