Lesko, Mary (Karaffa) 22 Jan 1892 – 29 Nov 1956

Weirton Daily Times
Friday, November 30, 1956

Services for Mrs. Mary Lesko of 3925 Main street, wife of Michael Lesko, will be held Monday. Prayer services will take place in Steel and Wolfe Funeral home at 8:30 a.m. and Divine Liturgy of St. john will be held at 9 a.m. and service of Requiem at 10 a.m. in St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox church. Parasios services will be held at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. The Rev. Michael Koslyk will officiate. Burial will be in Weirton.

Mrs. Lesko was a midwife here from 1920 until 1945. She leaves besides her husband; two daughters, Pauline Lesko, at home, and Mrs. Julia Helba, Weirton; five brothers, Joseph Karaffa of Toronto, the Rev. Peter P. Karaffa of Aliquippa, Pa., and John, Alexander and Theodore of Livor, Czechoslovakia; four sister, Mrs. Annsa Harvilak, Toronto, Mrs. Julia Zakutansky, Weirton, and Mrs. Helen Pop and Mrs. Sophie Danchak of Czechoslovakia; and a grandson, Richard J. Helba.

A daughter, Marie, died in 1933, at the age of 19.

*More about Mary Lesko: Daughter of Peter Karaffa and Anna Yashtor. Reference, West Virginia, Death Index, 1853-1973