We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Cody-White Funeral Home
Lawrence J. Solkoske Jr, 80, of Milford, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, September 15, 2022. Born on November 29, 1941 in New Haven, he was the son of the late Lawrence J. Solkoske Sr. and Alice (Murray) Solkoske.
Larry was a graduate of West Haven High School, class of 1959. After graduation, he joined the construction trade and became a member of Heat & Frost Asbestos Workers, Local 33, where he worked for over 40 years. A devoted father, Larry loved watching his son play hockey and helping his daughter with her school work and projects. He retired in 2002, and enjoyed going on day trips, concerts, and shows. Larry was a fan of all sports, and loved UCONN basketball. He attended the women’s Final Four several times. He was an animal lover, and had several dogs over the years. His most recent loyal companion and best friend was a shih tzu named Patches. Larry’s biggest love was his grandchildren. He was very proud of them, and looked forward to spending time with them.
Lawrence is survived by his daughter Susan Foss and her husband Benjamin Foss, his son James Solkoske, his grandchildren Nicholas and Jessica Foss and Ryan Solkoske, and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to gather on Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Cody-White Funeral Home 107 Broad Street, Milford, CT, 06460. A Memorial Service will begin at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home that day. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Milford Animal Control, 664 E Broadway, Milford, CT 06460.
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