Donald Eugene Lasko – St. JamesBy
Donald Eugene Lasko, 70 of St. James, died Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport, North Carolina.
Mr. Lasko was born February 13, 1942 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, son of the late Fred A. Lasko and Eleanor Smith Lasko. Mr. Lasko was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Southport. He was a 1962 graduate of Upper St. Clair High School in Pennsylvania. Mr. Lasko graduated from Muskingum College in Ohio and worked for ALCOA beginning in 1964 at various locations, one of which was Australia, where his first son was born. After relocating back to the states, he resided in Tennessee where his second son was born. Mr. Lasko also spent several years in South America before moving back to Pittsburgh and retiring as data processing manager. He moved to St. James in 1995. In his retirement he fulfilled two dreams; golfing often with his buddies and riding cross country on his motorcycle. He loved Harley Davidson motorcycles and was a member of a Harley Davidson owners club. Mr. Lasko was an avid golfer and was the original President and Founder of the St. James Men’s Golf Association, which was his pride and joy. He was a loving father and husband.
Surviving are his wife Maryanne Lasko of Southport; two sons, Darren Lasko and wife Kim of Forest, Virginia and Aaron Lasko and wife Christie of Longmont, Colorado; a step-son David Weber and wife Sandra of Munhall, Pennsylvania; two brothers, Thomas Lasko and wife Bobbie of Chicago, Illinois and Richard Lasko of Cleveland, Ohio; sister-in-law Elsie Ferencz; brother-in-law Richard Ferencz; six grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Monday June 11, 2012 at St. Peter Lutheran Church with Reverend Gene Waymon officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral Service in Southport and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Graveside services will be held at Jefferson Memorial Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at 12:00 noon on Thursday, June 14, 2012. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Cancer Care Copayment Assistance Foundation c/o CancerCare National Office, 275 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10001 or you may donate online at www.cancercarecopay.org.
You may send online condolences to www.peacocknewnamwhite.com
Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, North Carolina.
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