Norman Leskiw

May 13, 1936 - February 24, 2011 

Norman Leskiw

May 13, 1936 - February 24, 2011 

Obituary for Norman Leskiw

Norman Henry Leskiw Services for Norman Henry Leskiw, 74, of Fairport Harbor, will be 7 PM Monday, February 28, 2011 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Avenue, Willoughby.
Mr. Leskiw passed away Thursday, February 24, 2011 at Tri-Point Medical Center in Concord Township.
Born May 13, 1936 in Buffalo, NY, the son of Andrew and Rose (Borzinski) Leskiw.
He was a celebrated story teller and loved to share stories about his life and his family with his friends. When not sharing stories or spending time with his family, he drove for his friends and neighbors. Mr. Leskiw enjoyed playing Santa Claus for many organizations and was often known as Grandpa Santa. He was also a member of The Fairport Harbor Lions Club and AA, where he celebrated 17 years of sobriety on May 1, 2010. He will be missed by his many friends.
Mr. Leskiw worked as a marketing executive in the music industry for many years, and after his retirement, he was employed as a driver for Laketran.
Survivors are his children, Rosanne Leskiw and her companion, Roger Eastabrooks of Willowick, Bryan (Kathy) Leskiw of Fairport Harbor and Anne (Frank) Hathy of Jefferson; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Laura) Lenz, Christopher Leskiw and Samuel, Joseph and Victoria Hathy and his brother, Ralph (Joan) Leskiw. He also leaves many friends.
His parents, Andrew and Rose Leskiw, former wife and friend, Rhea Leskiw and daughter, Christine Marie Leskiw are deceased.
Friends may call from 3-7 PM Monday at the funeral home. The Rev. Fr. Peter M. Mihalic of Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Fairport Harbor will officiate at the service.

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