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Leo M. Drosdak

April 17, 1932 ~ December 15, 2020 (age 88)

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Leo M. Drosdak

1932-2020

 

Leo M. Drosdak, 88, of Lake Hauto entered into eternal rest Tuesday, December 15, 2020 in his residence. He was the husband of Lorraine (Kovich) Drosdak. They celebrated their 67th Wedding Anniversary on June 27th of this year. Born in Nesquehoning, he was a son of the late Leo and Mary (Pachuta) Drosdak. He was a United States Marine Corps Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a graduate of Nesquehoning High School, Class of 1950. He was employed by the Metropolitan Police Force in Washington D.C for 5 years and then went on to become a 1st Sergeant in the Maryland State Police for 26 years. Upon retirement, he worked with fellow retired state trooper Ray Kamauf as a traffic safety consultant for many companies. He was a member of St. Richard Catholic Church, Barnesville. He enjoyed coaching youth football and little league. Leo was an avid outdoorsman with a great love for fishing and hunting.      

 

Surviving along with his wife are sons Leo Jr. of Edgewater, MD and Lee David and his wife Kelly of Fredrick, MD; brothers James and his wife Susan of Rockville, MD and Joseph and his wife Joanne of Nesquehoning; grandchildren Dr. Alyssa of Cleveland, OH and Adam of Baltimore, MD; and many nieces and nephews.

 

He was also preceded in death by a sister Catherine Bisko and brother Edward.

 

Do to the inclement weather and the Covid-19 pandemic, a Mass of Christian Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family in St. Richard Catholic Church, Barnesville with Rev. Eric Tolentino officiating. The service will be live streamed on the Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home INC. facebook page on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 10:00 A.M.. Military interment will be held in Sky View Memorial Park, Hometown.  In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in his name to St. Richard Church, Nesquehoning Conservation Club, Carbon County Friends of Animals, Carbon County Animal Shelter and/or the Nesquehoning Historical Society.  The Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Online condolences at www.blazoskyfh.com.

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Services

Private Services

St. Richard's Roman Catholic Church
799 Barnesville Drive
Barnesville, PA 18214

Video is available for this event


Donations

Carbon County Animal Shelter
63 Broad St., Nesquehoning PA 18240
Tel: 1-570-325-4828

Carbon County Friends of Animal
77 West 13th St., Jim Thorpe PA 18229

Nesquehoning Conservation Club
111 Park Ave., Nesquehoning PA 18240

St. Richard Catholic Church
799 Barnesville Drive., Barnesville AL 18214

Nesquehoning Historical Society
157 W. Railroad St., PA 18240

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