Edward L. Wasikowski, 55, of Seymour, died July 13, 2015, in his home. He was the husband of Debbie Levesque Wasikowski
Born in Derby on Aug. 20, 1959, he was the son of Irene Jadach Wasikowski of Derby and the late Joseph Wasikowski. A graduate of Derby High School, he was an All-State pitcher, who helped lead the Red Raiders to win the 1977 state championship. He received a scholarship to play Division I baseball and graduated from Northeastern University in Boston.
Wasikowski was employed as an account executive for American Copy in Waterbury. At the time of his death he was serving on the Seymour Board of Finance and was former chairman of the Board of Police Commissioners. He was a coach for Seymour Pop Warner Football, Little League Baseball and girls’ softball. He also served as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Michael’s Church in Derby.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Edward J. Wasikowski of Seymour, a daughter, Carissa N. Wasikowski of Seymour, a brother, Joseph M. Wasikowski III (Jean) of Huddleston, Va., a sister, Lucille D’Aiuto of Eastham, Mass., mother- and father-in-law, Janet and Gerard Levesque of Oxford, sisters-in-law, Michele Semosky (Daniel) of Newtown and Nicole Morris (Robert) of Wilton and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday July 17, from 4 to 8 in the chapel of the Spinelli-Ricciuti/Bednar-Osiecki Funeral Home, 62 Beaver Street in Ansonia.
On Saturday, family and friends are invited to a funeral at 10 at St. Michael’s Church in Derby for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in the family plot in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Derby.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any contributions be made directly to “Debbie Wasikowski” as they will be used to help defray the costs of Carissa Wasikowski’s continuing education. To send an act of sympathy, please visit spinelliricciutifh.com.