Emma Navady Koleszar, 97

Emma Navady Koleszar, 97, of Norwalk, died on Friday, July 4, 2014 at Norwalk Hospital. Ms. Koleszar was the mother of Dr. Alexander S. Koleszar, of Wilton.

The wife of the late Louis A. Koleszar, she was born in West Virginia, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Lydia (Solyum) Navady, and came to Norwalk with her parents at a young age.

She spent her entire life a resident of Norwalk, and raised her family in a house that her husband built on Sunset Hill Avenue.

According to her family, Ms. Koleszar was a “loving and devoted mother and grandmother, her life was her family, especially her three sons, of whom she was very proud. Her pastime was taking care of her family by providing them with a well run and loving household.”

Family car trips to California to visit her mother and father nearly every Summer were a highlight of her year, the family said.

She was predeceased by her brother Alex Navady of Ridgefield and her sisters Irene Root of San Diego and Ethel Mellace of Norwalk.

Survivors include her three sons; L. Richard and his wife Lori P. Koleszar of Ridgefield, attorney Miklos P. and his wife Dr. Michele D. Koleszar of Norwalk and Dr. Alexander S. and his wife Jill B. Koleszar of Wilton, her daughter-in law Lori P. Koleszar of Redding, along with her grandchildren; Andre and his wife Cristina, Faith, Carolyn, Patrick, Alexis, Kerry, Nicholas, Matthew, Gabriel and her Great-Grandchildren; Olivia and Owen.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, July 9 at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Avenue, Norwalk, with burial to follow at Riverside cemetery. Her family will receive friends on Wednesday for an hour prior to services. Memorial donations may be directed to The Calvin Reformed Church, 19 Lexington Ave, Norwalk, CT 06854.

For directions or online guestbook, please go to: www.Magnerfuneralhome.com.