At Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, every member of our professional staff is committed to providing you with the best service possible. We are very proud of the service that we provide, and we are here to guide and assist you in any way that we can.
He was born and raised in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport. Having grown up in a family which ran a multi-generational funeral home, Kevin learned the importance and personal satisfaction of serving others at an early age. He and his wife Pauline Pusateri Lesko were married in 1993, and have three children, Madeline, Kyle, and Sophia. They reside in Fairfield.
After graduating from college in 1987, Kevin was licensed in Mortuary Science, and joined his family’s business, Lesko Funeral Home in Bridgeport. In 1991, he, along his brother succeeded the funeral home from their father, and moved it to its present location of Fairfield Center in 1992. Kevin purchased his brother’s interest of the firm in 2003. In 2005, he partnered his business with Frank Polke, creating Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, of Fairfield Center, a 119 year old, fifth generation funeral service.
In addition to serving as a licensed Funeral Director and Pre-need Counselor, The 2006-2007 president of Fairfield Rotary Club, and active member for 16 years, Kevin has served as a chairman for the grants review committee, various board positions, and was recognized with Rotary International's Paul Harris Award. He is also active with his church, St. Pius X Church, where he has served five years as Food Chairman for the annual parish picnic. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus-Father Coleman Council, the Fayerweather Yacht Club since 1985, the Gaelic American Club since 1989, and the Fairfield Prep Alumni, Class of 1985. He has a deep belief in his commitment to "Service Above Self" towards his family, friends, and the community he serves.
Frank Michael Polke, Sr.
Born and raised in the West End section of Bridgeport, Frank attended the former St. Stephen's School and later Notre Dame Catholic High School of Fairfield. After graduating went on to studies at Fairfield University and later the American Academy McAlistor Institute of Funeral Service in Manhattan,N.Y. A 1977 graduate, Frank apprenticed with the Frank Polke and Son Funeral Home, recieving his license in 1979. In 1981 was married to the former Annemarie Collins of Fairfield and had lived in Bridgeport before moving to Trumbull in 2000. The Polke's have two children, Frank M. Polke Jr. and Stephanie Marie Polke. For many years, Frank has been a volunteer in various activities including coaching for the Park City Little League, coaching and being a board member of Trumbull Babe Ruth Baseball, a past president of the St. Emery's Church Holy Name Society and for several years served on the Fairfield Easton Regional School Board. He currently serves on the St. Emery's Church Finance committee. Frank belongs to the Fayerweather Yacht Club and Miamogue Yacht Club of Bridgeport, he enjoys boating and fishing especially with his family.Frank has spent nearly 30 years in Funeral Service and plans to continue the Polke Family legacy for years to come.
Erika G. Cueto
Born and raised in West Haven, was a 1995 graduate of West Haven High School and went to Briarwood College of Southington where she earned a degree in Mortuary Science. Erika started her career in Funeral Service in Greenwich until 2001 when she joined the then Lesko Funeral Home of Fairfield Center. She has since served the local community in many ways not only with her compassion to the families in need but also to local charities, including volunteering for the Annual Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival, and the Annual Taste of Westport that benefits CLASP HOMES. In 2003, Erika married John Cueto, a Lieutenant with the Bridgeport Police Department. John and Erika live in Monroe where she enjoys caring for their home and spending time with family. A valued member of the staff of the now Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, Erika continues to care for families in all aspects of funeral service.
William Joseph Krzynowek
The newest member of the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, was born and raised in Bridgeport, graduating from Holy Family School of Fairfield and later moved to Trumbull where he graduated Trumbull High School with honors in 2001. He then attended the Porter and Chester Institute specializing in computer networking and later to Briarwood College where he graduated in 2005, with his degree in Mortuary Science. Bill then served his apprenticeship with the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home completing it in July 2006. He has spent many hours learning his profession and looks forward to serving families in their time of need. Bill now resides in Fairfield and is a member of Holy Family Church.