Stanley P. LafkoAugust 28,2013
Stanley P. LafkoStanley P. Lafko
WEATHERSFIELD — Stanley P. Lafko, 60, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at his home.
He was born June 10, 1953, in Springfield, the son of Walter and Nathalie (Stariknok) Lafko.
He attended Springfield schools, graduating from Springfield High School, Class of 1971.
He was employed as a machine tool mechanic at Bryant Grinder, Jones and Lamson, and Vermont Machine Tool in Springfield. He also worked at Okemo Mountain as a lift operator.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and carpentry.
Survivors include a daughter, Nicole Lafko of Colchester; two sisters, Catherine Didero of Springfield, and Janis Kiehle of Brattleboro; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents, and a son Justin Lafko.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Bow Cemetery in Weathersfield Bow. The Rev. Peter Williams, pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, will officiate.
A gathering and celebration of his life will be held following the graveside service at 151 Melody Lane in Weathersfield, just up the road from the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, N.H. 03766.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield.
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