In Memorian

Leonard William Nesterak, 78, of West High Street, Coaldale, died Tuesday (April 19, 2016) in Coaldale.

Prior to retiring, he taught at St. Patrick Catholic School in York.

Previously, he taught at the former St. Michael Catholic School in Lansford.

Born in Coaldale, he was a son of the late Michael and Mary (Garber) Nesterak.

He was a member of St. John XXIII Catholic Parish in Tamaqua and was a

member of the former St. John Lithuanian Catholic Church, Coaldale, prior to

its closing.

A 1955 graduate of the former Coaldale High School, he earned a Bachelor of

Arts degree from George Washington University.

Nesterak was a member of the St. Vincent dePaul Society, the Federal Prison

Ministry and the Legion of Mary.

The last immediate member of his family, he is survived by numerous nieces

and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by brothers, Louis, Edward, Thomas, Joseph and

William Nesterak; and sisters, Sophie Maruschak and Mildred Nesterak.

Service: Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m., Friday, SS. Peter and Paul

Catholic Church, 307 Pine St., Tamaqua.

Interment, parish cemetery, Owl Creek.

Call 10-11 a.m. Friday, in the church.

Arrangements by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services

Inc., 500 E. Broad St., Tamaqua.

Lehighton Times News on Thurs. Apr. 21, 2016