Stephen Schweighoffer
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Obituary of Stephen J. Schweighoffer

Stephen J. Schweighoffer, 88, of Wallingford, formerly of Fairfield, died on December 29, 2020 at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford. Born in Papakovacsi Hungary to Terez Arki and Mihaly Schweighoffer, he immigrated to Fairfield in 1956 during the Hungarian Revolution against communism. Steve was employed as a machinist for many years in the Fairfield and Bridgeport area and was employed by the Town of Fairfield until his retirement in 1999. He was a parishioner of Saint Emery's Church Fairfield and Saint Bridget's Church Cheshire. Steve was an active member of Saint Emery's Church and School assisting at many dances, picnics and other fundraisers. He was a member of the Holy Name Society, School PTO, and Senior Citizen's Club there. Steve enjoyed his family, spiritual life, and music. He was married to the late Sandra Pekar for 57 years. He is survived by his two devoted sons, Eric, of Southington and Joseph, of Cheshire; and his loving daughter; Jill Bishop; and her husband; John; of Wallingford. He was a proud grandfather to four grandchildren, Emma and Liam Bishop of Wallingford, and Alexandra and Nadia Schweighoffer of Cheshire. He also leaves behind several cherished nieces and one nephew. Due to covid-19 restrictions, there will be no calling hours. Per the family's wishes, a mass of Christian burial will be held at Saint Emery's Church and interment at Lawncroft Cemetery will be private. Memorial contributions can be made to Saint Emery's Church or a charity of your choice. To sign an online register, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com
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