Al Bleskoski

December 20, 2016

Albert J. Bleskoski, 76, of Solvay, passed away Tuesday at Upstate at Community Hospital. He was born in Syracuse and served with the US Navy. Albert was a Police Officer with the Syracuse Police Department, retiring in 2002, after 36 years of dedicated service. 

He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Frances Bleskoski; a sister, Caroline McGuire; brothers, Donald & Thomas, and brother-in-law, Ronald (Skip) Veri.

Albert is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Arlene ( Flaherty ) Bleskoski; three children, Karen Bleskoski of Camillus, Kenneth (Mary) Bleskoski of Westvale, and E. James (Joanne) Bleskoski of Westvale; six grandchildren, Joseph, Lauren, Michael, David, Megan, and Julianne; brothers, Joseph (Brenda) of Alabama, Robert of Syracuse, William (Debbie) of Florida, Raymond and John (Rose), both of Syracuse, and James (Carol) of Arizona; sisters, Mary Hennessy of Oklahoma, Kathleen Veri, Judith (Francis) Cooney, and Susan (William) Judge, all of Syracuse; brother-in-law, Edward McGuire of Baldwinsville; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the THOMAS J. PIRRO JR. FUNERAL HOME, followed by a Funeral Mass in celebration of Albert's life at 10:30 AM in St. John the Baptist Church. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 3:00 - 6:00 PM on Monday, December 26, 2016 at the funeral home, 3401 Vickery Rd. (corner of Buckley Rd.) North Syracuse, NY.

Contributions in Albert's memory may be made to the CNY Alzheimer's Association , 441 West Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse, NY 13204.

The snapshot on the left was taken in CID in the 70's. The undated photo on the right was used for his obituary in the newspapers.

Facebook remarks when Al passeed in 2016