Chester J. Jaskula (February 22, 1927 - July 2, 2012)
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Chester 
        J.        Jaskula
Chester J. Jaskula, 85, of Baldwinsville, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2012, at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, New York, following a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Buffalo, New York, on February 22, 1927, Chester was the son of the late John Jaskula, Sr. and Mildred (Haley) Jaskula. In addition to his parents, he was pre-deceased by his sisters Dolores (Ernst) Faihst and Frances Jaskula, his brother John (Janet) Jaskula Jr. and his grandson George Obad, USMC.

A former long time resident of the Baldwinsville area, Chester had resided until recently in Phoenix, New York. He was a proud Navy veteran of WWII and a former Town of Hamburg police officer. Chet retired in 1983 as an Assistant Traffic Supervisor, for the Syracuse Division of the New York State Thruway Authority. In the early years of his retirement, Chester was a volunteer driver for the Greater Baldwinsville Ambulance Corps. He spent many hours puttering around his workshop. For nearly two decades, Chet and his wife, Henrietta, traveled extensively in their motor home, spending many winters in Ormond Beach, Florida.

Chester is survived by Henrietta, his devoted wife of nearly 62 years; daughters Linda (Dennis) Stimson of Baldwinsville and Elizabeth Obad of Buffalo; son Dennis (Marcia) Jaskula of Phoenix. Grandfather of Jeffrey S. (Debbie) Obad; Edward (Ulonda) Jaskula; Danielle Cunningham; Peter (Kimberly) Jaskula; and Katherine Stimson. Great-grandfather of Nate Cleveland; Paige and Daniel Jaskula; Isabella and Matthew Jaskula; and Jeffrey John Obad. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours. Interment at Lakeside Memorial Park in Hamburg, New York, will take place at the convenience of the family.



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Donna Alfieri - Auburn, NY
 
My thoughts and prayers go out to Henrietta,Beth, Linda and Dennis. I know you will all miss Chet very much as a husband and a father. My prayers also go out to Ed, and Ulonda, Paige and Daniel, Pete and Kim, Bella and Matt for the lose of their Grandfather and Great Grandfather. My love to you all. I know he is resting in peace now and out of pain and suffering. My sympathy to all.
Tuesday July 10th, 2012
Paige Jaskula - Lakeland
 
Dear Great-Grandpa,
I love and miss you so much. I am so lucky that I have had you in my life so many years. Most people do not even get to meet there great grandparents. Thank you so much for being such a great grandpa. i love you.
Monday July 9th, 2012
Beth Obad - Buffalo, N.Y.
 
We will always remember and love you, and how hard you tried to do so much right to the very end. We know you were worried about Mom being alone-one of the reasons you fought to the end. The pain is over now...rest in peace Dad. We will all meet again one day soon. We are trying to help Mom now-she isn't alone. Love, beth
Monday July 9th, 2012
John & Sue Mulligan - Lakeland, NY
 
Ed, Ulonda, Daniel & Paige,
we hope you find comfort in all of your wonderful memories of your grandpa, because when someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure..our heartfelt sympathy to all of you..


John & sue
Monday July 9th, 2012
Darryl and Caroline Tucker - Lakeland
 
We are very sorry to hear of your loss and will keep your family in our prayers.
Monday July 9th, 2012
Daniel Jaskula - Lakeland, NY
 
Great Grandpa, I miss and love you so much. I miss being with you at your house. Thank you for being a wonderful Great Grandpa I miss you very much. Love, Daniel
Sunday July 8th, 2012
Ulonda Jaskula - Lakeland, NY
 
Grandpa you will be truly missed. You were one of the best men I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. I always took comfort in knowing you were here to keep the Jaskula men in line and now I know we have one of the best angels watching over all of us. May you rest in peace and know that we will all be here to take care of Grandma. I send you lots of hugs and love. Thank you for being the best Great Grandfather to my children, Grandfather to Ed and I. You truly were the best, and there are no words to express the great loss of your presence in our lives. We are just all thankful to have had such a wonderful man touch our lives as you did. Until we meet again, Love, Ulonda
Sunday July 8th, 2012
sharon thompson - syracuse
 
I am so blessed to have had Chet in my life for over 44 years. He always had the answers to the many questions I asked him. Chuck, who never wanted to go anywhere, really enjoyed spending time with Chet. We shared many lunches. We just went to Danzers a couple weeks ago. Our friendship started when Chet talked Henrietta into going to a Welcome Wagon dinner at the Airport Inn. Chet, I will always have a special plae in my heart for you.waves
Sunday July 8th, 2012
Ed Jaskula - Lakeland, NY
 
Dear Grandpa,
I am very grateful and proud to have had you in my life for the last 36 years a lot of others didnít have their grandparents that long. You taught me so much in life it will be hard now with out you there. I know you will be watching over me still, but it wonít be the same. I know you are at peace now. I will never forget all the talks and times We had at Twin Pines. You were there for me threw alot of hard times in my life for that I am very thankful, words canít express how much you mean to me. I will always remember what you told me about what a father is. To me you were a father and a grandfather and I will never forget it. I will miss you and will always love you. Thank you for the time we had together I love you.
Love, Ed
Sunday July 8th, 2012
Jennifer Kurowski - Cicero, NY
 
My thoughts and prayers go out to Chet's family. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and I know he will be missed. I am thankful for having the pleasure of knowing such a great man. I am truly sorry for the loss to his family and my heart goes out to his beloved wife of so many years. God Bless,
Jen K.
Sunday July 8th, 2012
David & Teresa Nipper - Phoenix NY
 
Dear Dennis and Marcia:
So sorry to read of the loss of your dad. May you find comfort with the happy memories that you have of him.
Sunday July 8th, 2012
Dennis Jaskula - Phoenix
 
I know that My Dad is in a very peaceful place now. I had a great life with him. He was a great father and teacher of many great things. I will miss him every day of my life. Love you DAD, Dennis
Sunday July 8th, 2012
Joe, Mary Ann, Chris, Paul Ptak - Lakeland, N.Y. (Syracuse)
 
We want to express our deepest sympathy to the Family - our thoughts and prayers are with you - God Bless
Saturday July 7th, 2012