Gary J. Lesh
May 27, 2017
|Gary J. Lesh, 74, of Pocono Pines, died peacefully Saturday at his home.
Born June 23, 1942, in Moscow, Pa., he was the son of the late William A. and Mary (Petrick) Lesh. He was a Navy veteran serving on the USS Forrestal (CVA-59). Gary was employed as a carpenter, and prior to his retirement was employed by S & H Construction of Gouldsboro, Pa.
Surviving are his children, Barbara Wieand and husband, Kevin, of Blakeslee; Carol Gress and husband, Barry, of Drums; Shirley Archer and husband, Joseph, of Moscow; Kevin Gress and wife, Tina, of Lake Ariel; his sister, Lucille Newhart, of Missoula, Mont.; eight grandchildren, Amanda, Kevin, Tyler, Michaela, Stephanie, Joey, Brandy and Jess; and four great-grandchildren, Falon, Logan, Brody and Bryson; and nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Carole Gress; and his wife, Carol (Chesik) Lesh.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Bridget Lesh; son, Ronald Gress; granddaughter, Abigail Paige; his sisters, Ruth Ames and Jane Newhart; and his brothers, William A. Lesh Jr. and John “Jack” Lesh.
Gary was an avid Yankees fan, and had great love and affection for all the “short people” (grandchildren) in his life. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
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