Jonathan Walker Obituary

Jonathan Immanuel Walker
In loving memory of Jonathan I. Walker
Jonathan Immanuel Walker

February 15, 1970 - February 1, 2017
Born in New York, NY
Resided in Fairfield, CT


Jonathan Immanuel Walker, age 46, beloved husband of Bridget Short Walker, of Fairfield, passed away peacefully on February 1, 2017.

Born Feb 15, 1970 in New York City, Jon was the son of the late Howard Walker and Sandra Schapiro Walker, of Westport and Boca Raton, FL. In addition to Bridget, his devoted wife of 16 years, many cherished memories of Jon will be embraced by his daughter Ellery and son William. He is also survived by his brother Samuel Walker, his wife Stacey, and their children, Zander and Cobie, all of Weston; His parents-in-law, Eugene and Sandra Short, of Southport; his sister-in-law Jennifer Ramirez, her husband Jim, and their children Griffin and Scarlett, all of Southport; Two aunts, Marion Cohen and Betty Ann Korman, both of New York; several cousins.

Jon spent his entire life living in the Westport/Fairfield area where he formed life-long friendships and positively impacted countless people with his infectious personality and kindness. He graduated from Staples High School in 1988 and Skidmore College in 1992. In 1990 at Skidmore, Jon found the love of his life and soul mate in Bridget and they celebrated their 16th year of marriage this last fall. Jon was a loving and devoted father to their daughter Ellery and son William on whom he doted and showered with love and affection.

A gifted and natural athlete, Jon excelled in most all sports including soccer, basketball, golf and baseball, which culminated in Jon playing soccer, basketball and baseball at the collegiate level. As unparalleled and remarkable his athleticism, Jon was an extraordinary leader and mentor professionally. Nearly 20 years of his professional life was dedicated to EDR, an environmental information company where he served as an executive Vice President of Sales. Jon concluded his career in the same industry as VP Sales at Envirosite Corp.

Jon's legacy will continue through the hearts and memories of his loving family and friends who will always remember the warm embrace, kind spirit, wry smile, wonderful charm, unmatched athleticism and love of Saratoga and horse racing, the Jets, golf, his friends and most importantly his beautiful family.

Calling hours will be held on Monday from 4-9 PM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. On Tuesday at 10:30 AM, Friends may meet directly in St. Anthony Church, 149 South Pine Creek Road, Fairfield for his prayer service. His interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to either: The Staples High School Soccer Program, 70 North Avenue, Westport, CT 06880 or Skidmore College 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12833. For travel directions or to sign his guest register, please visit

For travel directions or to sign his guest register, please visit




Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, Pre-Planning & Cremation Services
1209 Post Road
Fairfield, CT US 06824
Monday, February 6, 2017
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saint Anthony of Padua Parish
149 South Pine Creek Road
Fairfield, CT US 06824
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
10:30 AM
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Oak Lawn Cemetery
1530 Bronson Road
Fairfield, CT US 06824
Tuesday, February 7, 2017


Staples High School Soccer Program
70 North Avenue
Westport, CT United States 06880
A Memorial Fund to be established in his name.
Skidmore College
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY United States 12833
A memorial fund to be established in his name.