Stanley Lessler

Funeral Service

12:30 pm
Sunday, April 24, 2022
Congregation B'nai Israel Temple
2710 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States

Final Resting Place

B'nai Israel Cemetery
Kings Highway
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Stanley Lessler

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Stanley M. Lessler, 84, passed away early Thursday morning, April 21st, 2022. Residing in Stratford with his beloved wife Judith, Stanley was an accomplished attorney, real estate developer and family man.

In addition to his devoted wife, Judith B. Lessler, Stanley’s memory will be embraced by his children, Susan Fiorani and her husband Claudio, Amy Freeman, Elizabeth (Betsy) Lessler Flaherty and her husband Sean; His cherished grandchildren, Rachel Lesser, Dakota Freeman, Roksana Freeman, Emma Freeman, Gideon Freeman, Cassandra DiLorenzo , Hannah Flaherty, Michael DiLorenzo, Simon R. Flaherty; and great grandchildren, Amelia DiLorenzo and Vincent DiLorenzo.

He was predeceased by his father, David Royal Lessler, mother, Claire Lessler Alpert (Selcow) and step-father, Dr. Max Alpert, as well as his sister, Adrienne Lessler Krassner, brother-in-law, Dr. Leonard Krassner, and aunt, Anne Selcow,

Stanley lived a life full of merit, graduating from Tufts University and UCONN School of Law.  Outside of his professional career, he lived for kvelling about his grandchildren, model trains, UCONN women’s basketball and he would often walk miles in the streets of New York while sampling copious amounts of pastries. A world traveler, he loved to laugh and you couldn’t stop him from spinning a good yarn over and over again.  Most of all he loved to help --whether you wanted to or not.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 1230 PM in Congregation B’nai Israel, 2710 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, where his family has been long standing members for 75 years. His interment to follow in B’nai Israel Cemetery, Fairfield following the service.

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial contribution to Congregation B’nai Israel (www. or the CT foodbank ( 

For those unable to attend in person, the service will be live-streamed at:

Shiva will be held at 491a Iroquois Ln, Stratford, CT as follows:
Sunday, April 24: immediately following interment (minyan at 7pm)
Monday, April 25: 3pm - 6pm and 6:30pm - 8:30pm (minyan at 7pm)
Tuesday, April 26: 3pm - 6pm and 6:30pm - 8:30pm (minyan at 7pm)

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