Elizabeth Demeter Lasky, age 102, of Fairfield, wife of the late Edward Lasky, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Born in Bridgeport, daughter of the late John and Mary Nagy Demeter, Betty had been a Bridgeport and Fairfield Town
resident for most of her life. She started working at the age of 15 as a factory worker in area factories and several retail stores and retired from the Fairfield Public School System. She is survived by her devoted son, Roger Lasky, whom she lived with and
lovingly cared for his mother for the past 20 years, of Fairfield, a sister in law Rose Demeter, of Bridgeport as well as many beloved nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Joseph and John Demeter and sisters
Patricia Drought and Ethel Dobos. Betty's son and extended family want to thank the staff at both St. Vincent's Medical Center and Bridgeport Hospital for their care and support and for Dr. Lenore Snowden, Rev. Susan Pfeil, and the Sherman School family for
their care and compassion. Most especially, the staff, home care workers, and nurses at the Shamrock Home Care for their loving care, friendship and support over the past four years. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 12 Noon in the Lesko & Polke
Funeral Home, 1209 Post Rd., Fairfield Center with the Rev. Susan Pfeil officiating. Burial to follow in Lawncroft Cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday at the funeral home from 9 am until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may
be made to the charity of one's choice . To get travel directions, please visit: http://www.leskopolkefuneralhome.com/_mgxroot/page_10749.php
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Beloved husband of Arlene Wall and father of Alex and Chaz:
Bryan Charles Wall, age 68, of Black Rock, Connecticut, beloved husband of Arlene Wall, passed away peacefully in his home in the arms of
his son Saturday, March 21, 2015 following a courageous battle with ALS. Born in Hitchin-Herts, England, the son of the late Charles Edward and Dorothy Ellen Wall, he had been an area resident since 1974. He was employed as a Senior Account Manager for GE
Information Services from 1974 to 1988 and thereafter became immersed in antiques and collectibles specializing in antique toys. He was the proprietor of Toys of Yesteryear Shop in Fairfield, where he enjoyed entertaining fellow collectors and dealers in the
shop which was filled with a wondrous assortment of childhood memories. Over the years, Bryan enjoyed riding his moped around his Fairfield Beach neighborhood, taking grand and often eventful road trips in his beloved Buick Roadmaster, and becoming an avid
Ebay seller of all sorts of amazing objects. He was a devoted husband and father who delighted in time spent with his family and will best be remembered for his unique sense of humor, kindness, and genuine interest in everyone he met. Survivors in addition
to his wife Arlene include two loving sons, Alex Wall of Portland, OR and Chas Wall of Stamford; a brother Alan Wall of Bristol, England; sisters in law Lee Ratta and Helen Wall; nephew Michael Ratta and niece Kirsty Wall. A celebration of Bryan's life will
be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association, Connecticut Chapter, 4 Oxford Road Unit E4, Milford, CT 06460, or to the Hospital for Special Care Neuromuscular Clinic, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain,
CT 06053. For information or to sign an online guest register please visit www.SpearMillerFuneralHome.com - See more at and have the opportunity to sign his guest book:
Beloved son of George and Mary Poole:
Thomas John Poole, 41, of Ft. Myers, FL, formerly of Stratford, CT, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015.
Tom was born April 13, 1973 in Arlington, VA
to George and Mary Poole. A graduate of Fairfield High School, Tom was a long time resident of Stratford where he worked as an auto mechanic, prior to his recent move to Florida where he worked at Power Treads Auto Shop in Ft. Myers, Florida.
was a devoted family man and belonged to The Catholic Church. His greatest joy in life was his son and best friend, Toby Thomas Poole.
Tom’s passions included being an avid fisherman and watching NASCAR. He was known to friends and family
as a Kevin Harvick super fan who never missed a race. Tom had a quick wit, and loved to make people laugh.
Tom is survived by his son, Toby; Toby's mother, Kelly Poole, of Stratford; parents, George and Mary Poole of Indialantic, FL; brothers, George
(Ivette) Poole, III, of Ft. Myers and Russell Poole of Melbourne, FL, along with numerous aunts, uncles, and nieces & nephews and cousins.
A Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 am, Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church,
3050 N. Highway A1A, Indialantic, FL 32903. Tom will be laid to rest at Eau Gallie Cemetery, next to his maternal grandparents, following Saturday’s Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Daily Bread Inc., 815 East
Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32901.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Davis Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory, Melbourne, FL. Please share condolences and stories at www.davisseawinds.com.
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Ettinger, Betty (mother of Laurie)
90, died peacefully April 4, 2014 in Bryn Mawr, PA. She was a resident of Martins Run in Media for three years and spent most of her adult years in Wilmington and Hockessin, DE.
Betty was the co-owner of Bag and Baggage Inc. and B and B Tickettown
for two decades. After retirement she attended University of Delaware's Academy of Lifelong Learning for thirty years. However, it is the roles of adoring Wife, loving Mother, proud Grandmother, and caring friend that she will be best remembered for.
Predeceased by her beloved husband, Sig, in 2012, she is survived by her daughters Lynne Shapiro (Alan) of Medford, NJ, Judy Ettinger of Madison, WI and Laurie Ettinger of Wilmington, DE, and her five grandchildren, David Rodenstein, Shanna Brown (Kyle),
Lisa Hicks (Jordan), Betsy Reznikoff (Joe) and Scott Shapiro.
A memorial service will be held Noon, Tuesday April 8, 2014 at the Martins Run Auditorium. 11 Martins Run, Media, PA 19063. Shiva will be observed 7:00 pm Tuesday in the Lodge at
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to a charity of your choosing. Condolences made on this page will be forwarded to Laurie.
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Lowney, III, William T. (beloved husband of Joan Lowney)