Thomas Pashko 85 of Ludlow, died Monday April 15, 2013 in Mercy Medical Center. Born in Lewiston, ME son of the late Vangel and Maro (Zguro) Paskalides. Tom proudly served his country as a member of the Army of the United States attaining the rank of Corporal having received the Korean Service Medal with 3 bronze stars, and the United Nations Service Medal. He further served his country as a seaman second class with the United States Navy, having served on the USS Bainbridge, the USS Zenobia and the USS White Marsh. He worked as a warehouse man for Titeflex Company of Springfield with many years of service, and was also a bartender at Shea’s Cafe. An avid bowler, he also played softball with the Springfield Royals Softball team. He was a former member of the Ludlow Elks Club, and the Adriatic Club. He was the husband of the late Pearl M. (Lockwood) Pashko who died December 28, 2009, together they shared 52 years of married life. He is survived by his children David C. Pashko and his wife Cindy, or Marietta Georgia, and Gary T. Pashko and his wife Denise of Ludlow. Sadly he was pre-deceased by at son Thomas Pashko. Also survived by his brothers Jimmy Pashko and his wife Christine of West Roxbury, MA, Peter Pashko of West Springfield, MA sisters Lillian Vangel of Springfield, MA and Sophia Barlow of Ludlow, MA Grandfather of Steven, Jessica, Derek, and Courtney. Great-grandfather of Ava and Brody. Predeceased by siblings Nicholas Pashko, George Pashko and Olga Naum. Also survived by extended family members and friends.
Independently owned and Operated Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home and Cremation With Confidence by Kapinos-Mazur Care For The Community Since 1932
Funeral services celebrating his life will be Tuesday April 23, 2013 at 10 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home 64 Sewall St. Ludlow, MA Rites of Committal with Military Honors will follow in Island Pond Cemetery.