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Josephine Mary Jeski


JESKI, Josephine Mary Josephine Mary (Wojnar) Jeski, 82, of East Hartford, beloved wife of the late Stephen John Jeski, passed away on Saturday, (November 4, 2006) at Manchester Memorial Hospital. Born October 25, 1924 in Hartford, daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Bieszczad) Wojnar, she had lived in East Hartford for the past 53 years. She graduated from SS Cyril & Methodius School and Hartford Public High School. Josephine was an executive secretary at the Travelers Insurance Company, retiring after 19 years, where she had gone to work after her husband's death. She was a member of the Travelers Women's Club and Retirees Club. Josephine was a communicant of St. Christopher Church in East Hartford, a member of their Ladies Guild and widow and widowers club. She was also a member of the AARP and MCC-OAA. Josephine is survived by a daughter, Catherine and her husband Daniel Umanetz of East Hartford; a son, John Jeski and his wife Lorraine of West Hartford; four grandchildren, John and Stephen Umanetz of East Hartford, and Erica and Stephanie Jeski of West Hartford; and a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Wojnar of Rockville. Besides her husband Stephen, who passed away in 1970, she was predeceased by a brother, Theodore Wojnar. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m., at St. Christopher Church, 538 Brewer St., East Hartford. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 18 North Main St., West Hartford, CT 06107, or to the Manchester Memorial Hospital Hospice Program, 71 Haynes St., Manchester, CT 06040. Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, South Windsor, has care of the arrangements. For on-line condolences, please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Nov. 7, 2006
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