Stephen M. Repko, of Bethel, died on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at his home with his loving wife, Barbara and family by his side.
Repko was born in Bridgeport on September 21, 1927, the son of the late Mildred Marsden and Michael Repko of Stratford, CT. A graduate of Warren Harding High School, he enlisted in the Army and served his country during World War II. He worked a 30 year career as a machinist and supervisory foreman for Amphenol/Bunker Ramo in Danbury.
In his leisure time, Steve enjoyed worldwide travel vacations by cruise lines and on land. He was avid gardener who enjoyed growing fresh fruits and vegetables. He loved spending time with his family and was always generous in his time and support for those in need. He was a member of , Bethel.
He was predeceased by his brother Donald Repko; his sister Virginia Stromowski resides in Stratford. He is survived by his wife Barbara, as well as his three sons; Robert of Cheshire, Kenneth of Oxford, and Stephen Repko Jr. of Big Run, PA. Stephen was predeceased by his three step children, Kevin Pettit, Keith Pettit and Sharon Bricker. Steve's grandchildren include; Jennifer Rousseau, Kelly Repko, Gail Moutinho, Michelle Whitman, Justin Repko and Krista Repko. He also leaves ten great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, from 4 to 7 pm at Green Funeral Home, 57 Main Street, Danbury, CT.
A graveside service will be held on Friday February 10, 2012, at 11 am, at the mausoleum at Wooster Cemetery, Danbury.
Contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 15 Foster St., Danbury, CT 06810. For further info go to www.thegreenfuneralhome.com