James Lesko passed away on May 25, 2018, at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD. He was born on October 7, 1940, in Gillespie, a son of George W. Lesko and Mae E. (Daugherty) Lesko.
He graduated from Gillespie Community High School in 1959 and enlisted in Marines. He deployed to Vietnam and was injured and discharged honorably after eight years with the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was married Rena Gockenour for 46 years and she passed away in 2015.
Surviving is a daughter, JoAnn (Mark) Odorizzi, Mt. Olive; son, Kevin Lesko; and a sister, Georgia (Lesko) Ferry, Staunton.
Preceding him was his parents and a sister, Judy Ann (Lesko) Luttmann.
His remains were cremated and buried in Veterans cemetery, Maryland.