B. Ted Les
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.
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