Rose Kish
Friday
12
April

Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday, April 12, 2019
Lesko & Polke Funeral Home
1209 Post Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Friday
12
April

Funeral Service

11:30 am
Friday, April 12, 2019
Lesko & Polke Funeral Home
1209 Post Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Final Resting Place

Oak Lawn Cemetery
1530 Bronson Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Rose Kish

Rose Szabo Kish, age 91, of Seymour, formerly of Fairfield, devoted wife to the late Elmer Kish, passed away on April 7, 2019.

She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Bruce Kish and his wife Eleonore, of Los Alamitos, CA, Ilona Saladino, of Beacon Falls; three grandchildren, Scott Saladino, Stephen Saladino and his companion Nicole Licata, Alexandra Dortch and her husband DJ; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family including Jared and Lisa O'Mara. In addition to her beloved husband, she was predeceased by her four siblings.

Born and raised in New York City, Rose moved to Connecticut after marrying Elmer. They lived in Fairfield for 35 years before settling in Seymour in 1998. She worked most of her career in the auto racing industry, including for Sports car Club of American, General Racing, and International Motorsports Association (IMSA) before her retirement. 

Rose had been an active member and volunteer of Silliman Baptist Church. She relished time spent with her family and friends, especially when hosting holiday family gatherings. She enjoyed bowling, solving word searches and crossword puzzles, as well as, dining out for delicious meals.

Friends may greet her family on Friday from 10 – 11:30 AM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road in Fairfield Center with a prayer service to be held at 11:30 AM. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Operation Hope 636 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824.  To order flowers online, For Travel directions, or to sign her guest register, Please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com

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