CANFIELD, Ohio – Prayers will begin Wednesday, January 25 at 12:15 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Boardman-Canfield Chapel, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial held at 1:00 p.m. at St. Charles Church for Michael J. Lisko, Sr., 61, who died Friday afternoon, January 20 at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.
Michael was born April 17, 1955, in Youngstown, the son of Paul and Agnes (Sedlacko) Lisko.
He was a 1973 graduate of Ursuline High School and graduated from Youngstown State University with a degree in Accounting.
Michael started his career with the DeBartolo Company, where he worked as an accountant. Over the years, Michael worked for several corporations as a treasurer and controller. Most recently, he had worked as an accountant controller for Thorne Management.
Michael was a very kind, loving, caring, compassionate, and funny husband, father and grandfather. He loved coaching his children’s baseball, softball and soccer teams over the years. He did a lot of pro Bono work in the community which helped save many local business. He also loved to bowl, collect coins and stamps.
Michael was also a member of St. Charles Church.
Michael is survived by his wife, the former Debra Glatz, whom he married September 2, 1978; mother, Agnes Lisko of Struthers; two daughters, Laura Lisko (fiance Jeff Lukas) of Struthers and Paige Lisko (fiance Katie Weaver) of Columbus; son, Dr. Michael J. (Jessica) Lisko, Jr. of Columbus; three sisters, AnneMarie (Joe) Barbato of Struthers, Elaine Lisko of Denver and Jean Lisko of Struthers; two brothers, Paul (Sally) Lisko of New Mexico and David (Heather) Lisko of Hudson; uncles, Victor (Leona) Sedlacko, Cyril L. Sedlacko and David Sedlacko; four grandchildren, Nathan Mullins, Olivia Lukas, Jensen Lisko and Haley Lisko; mother-in-law, Mary Jane Glatz of Steubenville; sisters-in-law, Sharon (Ramon) Lopez of Allentown, Pennsylvania and Pattie Elson and Morgan Elson, both of Steubenville and nieces and nephews Sebastian and Sienna Lisko, Ramon (Anita) Lopez, Maria Lopez, Mark Elson and Olivia Davis.
He was preceded in death by his father; his father-in-law, Robert Glatz; aunt, Mary Jean (Robert) Michael; brother-in-law, Mark Elson and cousin, Bobby Michael.
Family and friends may call Wednesday, January 25 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home.
The family would like to thank the CDC and the Canfield Community Care Net.Org for all their love and support.
In lieu of flowers, material tributes may take the form of donations to the family.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, January 25 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.