Obituary: Francis F. Turechek Jr., 84, of Stratford

Francis F. Turechek Jr., 84, of Stratford, mechanical engineer for Manning, Maxwell and Moore (Dresser Industries Co.), Bridgeport Machines, Bullards Machine Tool Co. and Sikorsky Aircraft Co., died Aug. 23, at Bridgeport Hospital, after battling Parkinson’s Disease.
He and his wife were founding members of the Boothe Memorial Railway Society.
Born Nov. 23, 1930, in Bridgeport; Eagle Scout.
Predeceased by parents, Francis J. P. and Rose Ugolik Turechek and a brother.
Survived by wife, Beverly Kausler Turechek, two children, five grandchildren, a brother, a sister, and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions: Housatonic Council, Boy Scouts of America, 111 New Haven Avenue, Derby, CT 06418.
Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, Ansonia.