Frank Joseph Leskovitz Sr.

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Frank Joseph Leskovitz Sr.

Birth
Broughton, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
12 Jul 1990 (aged 85)
Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Rowland Heights, Los Angeles County, California, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section D, Tier T-16
Memorial ID
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"Tata"

"To live in the hearts of those left behind is not to die."

Frank Joseph Leskovitz, Sr. was born in Broughton, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. His parents were Joseph Leskovitz (Leskovic) and Mary Sedey (Sedej), both originally from Slovenia. He married Lucretia Mary Giordano, February 2, 1935, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They had two children, Frank J. Leskovitz, Jr. and Ernest Anthony Leskovitz. Frank Joseph Leskovitz, Sr. was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, serving from August 12, 1924 until February 5, 1949. He was stationed in Cuba, Nicaragua, Haiti, China and the Philippines. He was the Post Quartermaster at the Marine Barracks, Navy Yard, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and aided in the defense of Pearl Harbor during the attack of December 7, 1941. Frank J. Leskovitz, Sr. was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal with three stars, China Service Medal, American Defense Medal with one star, Asiatic-Pacific Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal. His post-military employer was the Continental Can Company of Southern California. From 1957-1990, he resided at 17715 Glenthorne Street, La Puente, California.

The world became a sadder, less interesting place when he left it.

Cemetery marker GPS coordinates:
N 33° 58.910
W 117° 54.663
"Tata"

"To live in the hearts of those left behind is not to die."

Frank Joseph Leskovitz, Sr. was born in Broughton, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. His parents were Joseph Leskovitz (Leskovic) and Mary Sedey (Sedej), both originally from Slovenia. He married Lucretia Mary Giordano, February 2, 1935, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They had two children, Frank J. Leskovitz, Jr. and Ernest Anthony Leskovitz. Frank Joseph Leskovitz, Sr. was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, serving from August 12, 1924 until February 5, 1949. He was stationed in Cuba, Nicaragua, Haiti, China and the Philippines. He was the Post Quartermaster at the Marine Barracks, Navy Yard, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and aided in the defense of Pearl Harbor during the attack of December 7, 1941. Frank J. Leskovitz, Sr. was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal with three stars, China Service Medal, American Defense Medal with one star, Asiatic-Pacific Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal. His post-military employer was the Continental Can Company of Southern California. From 1957-1990, he resided at 17715 Glenthorne Street, La Puente, California.

The world became a sadder, less interesting place when he left it.

Cemetery marker GPS coordinates:
N 33° 58.910
W 117° 54.663