EASTON, Conn. - Mildred Leszczynski Gombos of Easton died Nov. 14. She was 90.
Gombos was born July 18, 1923, in Bridgeport, to Wilma and Joseph Leszczynski. She was raised in Bridgeport and Stratford and resided in Easton for the last 58 years. She attended St. Michael's school and graduated from Warren Harding High School. She went on to graduate from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in accounting and started her career at General Electric. She earned a Master's degree in education from the University of Bridgeport and embarked on a career in teaching for nearly 40 years in the Bridgeport Public School System until her retirement in 1987. She was a member of the Notre Dame of Easton Lay Advisory Board and president of the Notre Dame Ladies Council, a member of the Easton Garden Club, the Greater Bridgeport Retired Teachers' Association and The Easton Republican Women's Club.
Gombos is survived by her daughter, Carolann Vassallo (Ross); son, David (Catherine) both of Easton; eight grandchildren; sister, June Grace of Stratford; and niece and nephew. She was predeceased by her parents; and husband, Edwin J. Gombos. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at Notre Dame of Easton Church. Interment will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gombos' name to Notre Dame of Easton Church, 655 Morehouse Road, Easton, CT 06612.
For more information, please visit: www.larsonfh.com
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