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Joseph B. Lescinsky

May 20, 1936 ~ January 12, 2021 (age 84)

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Of Forest Hills, age 84, died on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

Joe was the beloved husband of Susan (Huss) Lescinsky for 52 years.

Loving and cherished father of Joseph A. “A.J.” (Kim) Lescinsky of Liberty Borough, Jennifer (Robert) Lehew of Wilkins Twp., and William D. “David” (Kristy) Lescinsky of Braddock Hills.

Treasured grandfather of Robert Joseph “R.J.” Lehew.

Dear brother of Ernie (late Ethel) Lescinsky of Penn Twp.

Joe was a 1954 graduate of North Braddock Scott High School and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. Joe was a valued employee for his entire 35-year career as a Hydraulic Engineer with the U.S. Geological Survey. He spent his first 11 years in the Harrisburg office and his final 24 years in the downtown Pittsburgh office. During his career and due to his experience and knowledge, he was published on numerous occasions in Geological Survey reports. He retired from the Survey as a Supervisor.

Joe was an active member and volunteer with the Forest Hills Presbyterian Church as an Elder, and as a Deacon. He also volunteered as a Constable for Elections in Forest Hills polling places. Joe enjoyed spending time in his vegetable garden and tending to his favorite crop, tomatoes. He and his family always looked forward to their annual vacations to Wildwood, N.J. to relax and appreciate the beach and each other. The center of Joe’s life was his family, with special attention to his buddy and grandson, R.J.

Due to the current pandemic, there will not be a visitation or service at this time.

A Memorial Gathering will be held at a future, safer time.

Memorial donations may be made to: Forest Hills Presbyterian Church, 1840 Ardmore Blvd., Pgh., PA 15221.

Arrangements with Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800.



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