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Paul Jesko

June 12, 1937 ~ February 28, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Paul Jesko of Cave Creek, Arizona, formerly of Doylestown, Pennsylvania passed away on Tuesday February 28th at the age of 85 at home surrounded by his loving wife Joyce, son Jonathan and faithful dog Charity at his side. 


A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania he enlisted in the Marine Corps after completing high school.  He served in the Korean War and rose to the rank of Sergeant before transitioning to civilian life.  Paul later became a successful entrepreneur, owning multiple businesses and earning recognition as an innovator in the wire and cable industry. 


Paul was the patriarch of a large family leaving behind a vast legacy.  Paul was preceded in death by his son Edward, and is survived by wife Joyce, his sisters Dolly and Joanie, his Aunt Elsie and Cousins Buddy, Babs and Gary and many nieces and nephews.  His legacy continues with his children Debbie (Greg) Yusko, Lisa (Steve) Morgan, Patti (Nick) Capaci, Jeffrey, Jennifer (Scott) Oslislo, Jonathan and 19  grandchildren, Christopher (Sara), Sean, Justin (Becca), Matthew (Caitlin), Paul (Tina), Jacqueline (Nick), Alexa (Shaun), Nathaniel (Kelly), Stephanie (Chris), Joshua (Hanna), Nicholas (Kyra), Andrew (Alex), Allison, Jeffrey (Mackenzie), Dominic, Anna, Timothy, Megan and Hannah and 18 Great grandchildren Owen, Nealy, Emery, James, Ava, Brianna, Ryan, Bentley, Brooklyn, Bailey, Trevor, Chase, Callie, Cameron, Veronica, Sydney, Leland and Thomas. 


Paul enjoyed playing blackjack or poker at the casino, a good puzzle and watching his Philadelphia Eagles.


A military committal service and honors will take place PROMPLY at 1:00pm on Wednesday March 8th please arrive no later than 12:45pm at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona 23029 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ  85024. 

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Paul’s memory.


Committal Service
March 8, 2023

1:00 PM
A.M. National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona (N. Cave Creek Rd)


Banner Alzheimer's Foundation
2901 N Central Ave, Suite 160, Phoenix AZ 85012


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