B. Ted Les

The Day - - OBITUARIES -

East Lyme — B. Ted Les of East Lyme, for­merly of New Haven, en­tered into eter­nal rest on Sun­day, Aug. 27, 2017.

Ted was born in Chortkiv, Ukraine on April 27, 1924. Af­ter em­i­grat­ing to Amer­ica, he com­pleted his un­der­grad­u­ate de­gree in engi­neer­ing and mas­ter’s de­gree in busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion at the Univer­sity of New Haven. Ted had a 32-year dis­tin­guished ca­reer in de­sign engi­neer­ing at United Nu­clear Cor­po­ra­tion. He was re­spon­si­ble for the de­sign and man­u­fac­ture of nu­clear re­ac­tors for sub­marines and ships. He was rec­og­nized for nu­mer­ous in­no­va­tive engi­neer­ing achieve­ments. Prior to re­lo­cat­ing to East Lyme, Ted was ac­tive in the Ukrainian Com­mu­nity in New Haven. He was also ac­tive in the Ukrainian Com­mu­nity at St. Mary’s in Colch­ester. In re­tire­ment, he en­joyed sculp­tured art­work cre­at­ing a process of Bas Re­lief through a flex­i­ble mold process.

In ad­di­tion to his wife, An­ton­ina, he is sur­vived by his chil­dren, Natalie and Theodore; two grand­daugh­ters, An­ton­ina and Daria; his sis­ter-in-law, Anna Borowyk; and nieces.

Fam­ily and friends are in­vited to at­tend a Ukrainian Mass of Chris­tian Burial at 9 a.m. Satur­day, in St. Michael the Ar­changel Ukrainian Catholic Church, 569 Ge­orge St., New Haven. In­ter­ment to fol­low in St. An­drews Ceme­tery, South Bound Brook, N.J.

West Haven Funeral Home at the Green is in care of ar­range­ments.

For on­line con­do­lences please visit our web­site at www.west­haven­fu­neral.com.

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