Monday, October 18th, 2010
Joseph Lersky, 77, Celina, died at 11:45 a.m. Oct. 16, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton.
He was born May 11, 1933, in Bronx, N.Y., to David and Jean Weiss Lersky. On Jan. 31, 2003, he married Barbara Wollam, who survives.
Also surviving is a sister, Marilyn (Ivan) Haskell, Manhattan, N.Y.; nine step-grandchildren and two godchildren.
He was preceded in death by two wives, Jane Larkin and Bertille Gleich.
He worked at The Daily Standard, where he was managing editor for 30 years and a sports editor. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a graduate of City College in New York.
Memorial service is 2 p.m. Saturday at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina.
Calling is noon-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Community Health Professionals and the Mercer County Library.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.