- August 11, 1931 - November 26, 2016
- Fairfield, Connecticut
of Zoltan's Passing
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“I just heard. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family
1 of 32 | Posted by: Lisa (Buddenhagen) Binkley
“Marie and family, We wish you peace and comfort from Our Lord at this difficult time. Zoly was blessed to have you as his family.
2 of 32 | Posted by: Agnes and Al
“To the Family of Zoltan Kassay. You have my deepest condolences on the passing of Zoltan.
3 of 32 | Posted by: Mark Montgomery - Fairfield, CT
“Judy, I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. He was lucky to have you as his daughter. My sincere condolences to you and your family and ...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: Mary Lynne Riley
“Judy, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
5 of 32 | Posted by: Ann Dion
“So sorry to hear of your loss...Our thoughts and prayers are with you~ With Sympathy,Mary Ellen (Butkus) Hart, and Sean Hart
6 of 32 | Posted by: A friend
“Judy and family. We were so sorry to hear about your dad... .Our hearts are with all of you...Lots of love, Marge and Bruce Bonessi xoxo
7 of 32 | Posted by: Marge Bonessi
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Much love always! With Deepest Sympathy, Sarah and Mark Schilling xoxoxoxxoxoxoxoxxoxoxox
8 of 32 | Posted by: Sarah and Mark Schilling
“Dodi, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Peace and comfort to all.
9 of 32 | Posted by: Linda Boccuzzi
“My thoughts and prayers for you and your family Judy. Mich love from St. Louis. Xoxo
10 of 32 | Posted by: Lynn and Steve
“Marie and family I am so sorry for your loss, you and your daughters were always there for Zoly , I already miss seeing him in the morning making his...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Adele Reddick - Rosenberg Homemaker
“My deepest sympathies Judy for your loss
12 of 32 | Posted by: Susie Rychlewicz
“Dear Family, We were blessed to have Zoly and your family as our family friends. Zoly was always kind to me. He is rejoicing now, free in the spirit...Read More »
13 of 32 | Posted by: Susan Thomas
“Dodi: My sincerest condolences and prayers for you and your family. All my love, Gerard and Dorothy
14 of 32 | Posted by: Gerard
“I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 119:76.
15 of 32 | Posted by: A friend
“Dodi and family, Our hearts are heavy for all of you today. We feel blessed that we were able to get to know your dad over the years. What a nice...Read More »
16 of 32 | Posted by: Liz Jones
“Marie,Zoli was a huge part of our lives. He was always so kind and loving with Greg and I and of course the children. I remember being outside and...Read More »
17 of 32 | Posted by: Marie Baroud - Fairfield, CT
“Sincere sympathy to Marie and family for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
18 of 32 | Posted by: Alexis Norko Morrill - Jupiter, FL
“We are so grateful for Uncle Zoly's presence in our life. Being part of the Kassay family is a blessing; it is full of wonderful memories and an...Read More »
19 of 32 | Posted by: Nan Golden
“Dear Dodi & Family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. You're Father is surely at peace and a shining star in heaven. Love, Janice Frost ????
20 of 32 | Posted by: Janice Frost
“Dear Aunt Marie, Judy, Dodie, Lynne and family. I am so saddened to learn of Uncle Zoly's passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers...Read More »
21 of 32 | Posted by: Jean Little
“Offering our sympathies at this time.
22 of 32 | Posted by: The Staff of Lesko-Polke Funeral Home - CT
“Dear Dodi and family, I'm so sorry to hear if your father's passing. It's always difficult to lose a parent no matter our age. My thoughts and...Read More »
23 of 32 | Posted by: Barbara Pace
“We extend our deepest sympathies and prayers to the entire Kassay family. Zoly has returned to the Lord to begin his eternal life and will always...Read More »
24 of 32 | Posted by: The Murphy family
“Our Dear Uncle Zoly inspired so many with his dignity and grace. He lived with appreciation for the simple joys that life brought to him. I know...Read More »
25 of 32 | Posted by: Kathy Magoun
“Lynne, so sorry for the lose of your father.Jayne Boccuzzi
26 of 32 | Posted by: Jayne Boccuzzi - Doylestown, PA
“Uncle Zoly and his quiet, gentle ways will be missed. Aunt Marie, Judy, Lynne, Dodi- your dedication to his wellness throughout the seventeen year...Read More »
27 of 32 | Posted by: Sue Smith
“Even though there is sadness in our hearts we are thankful that Uncle Zoly is now resting in peace. It was a long road for him and he had the best...Read More »
28 of 32 | Posted by: Margy
“Dodi, Thinking of you and your entire family at this time and including you all in my prayers. Much Love, Janet Adams-O'Keefe
29 of 32 | Posted by: Janet Adams-O'Keefe
“With love and prayers and sympathy to all of you. And, God's peace and rest for our dear Uncle Zoly. Alex and Bonnie Gondola
30 of 32 | Posted by: Alex and Bonnie Gondola
“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
31 of 32 | Posted by: J
“You have all been in our hearts, thoughts and prayers and they remain with you. Zoly didn't give up for all these years but just kept plugging along...Read More »
32 of 32 | Posted by: Steve and Joan Kassay
Zoltan (Zoly) Ladislau Kassay, beloved husband of Marie Kunak Kassay and life-long resident of Fairfield, passed away peacefully at Bridgeport Hospital on Saturday, November 26, 2016 following a courageous seventeen year battle with Parkinson's Disease. Zoly was born on August 11, 1931 to Frank and Anna Kassay. He attended McKinley School and was a proud member of the Class of 1949, Roger Ludlowe High School. He also attended Bridgeport Engineering Institute and was employed as a tool and die maker for the Edwards Company in Norwalk and retired from Dresser Industries in Stratford. Zoly was an avid sports fan, especially supporting the New York Mets and Jets, as well as the UCONN Women's basketball teams. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and gardening but most of all, the times he spent with his family. He was a long-time parishioner of St. Emery's Church and was a member of the Senior Club and the Holy Name Society. He volunteered at the Bingo games for many years. He also was a member of Trout Unlimited, Dresser Retirees and Black Rock Young at Heart. In addition to Marie, his devoted wife of 60 years, Zoly is survived by his daughters, Judy Bahr and her husband, Raymond of Durham, Lynne Boccuzzi and her husband, Ralph of New Canaan and Doreen Hesse and her husband, George of Trumbull, his grandchildren, Jaclyn Manzo and her husband, Michael, Matthew Bahr, Lisa and Nick Boccuzzi, and Thomas and Andrew Hesse. Also, brothers, John Kassay and Steve Kassay and sisters, Betty Gondola, Marge Balogh and Helen Olah. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Louis Kassay and Frank Kassay and sister, Barbara Cavaliere. The family would like to thank the nurses and aides of Rosenberg House, Jewish Senior Services, for their professionalism, support and compassion. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 11 am DIRECTLY at St. Emery's Church, 838 Kings Highway East, Fairfield. Interment will follow at Lawncroft Cemetery, 1740 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield. Calling hours are on Monday, November 28, 2016 from 4-8 pm at the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Rd., Fairfield Center In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to St. Emery's Church. To sign an online register or to get travel directions, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com