Lawrence W. Arszyla Sr.

BRIDGEPORT—Lawrence W. Arszyla Sr. age 76 of Bridgeport, beloved husband of 53 years to Janice Fazekas Arszyla passed away suddenly at home on Friday April 21, 2017. Born in Bridgeport, Conn. on September 23, 1940 to the late Joseph and Margaret York Arszyla.

Larry served in the Marine Corp during Vietnam. He began his career in banking managing both the South End and Trumbull branches of CT National Bank. He moved on to a long and loyal career with the Diocese of Bridgeport, starting in the finance department then becoming the Director of Cemeteries. After 30 plus years of service, Larry retired as the Bishop Curtis Homes Director. Larry spent a few years driving a school bus with Durhan Bus Co. where he enjoyed being with kids every day.

A kind, patient and fair man, Larry leaves to honor his memory his wife Janice, his children Michelle Steinfeld of Monroe, Larry Jr. of Bridgeport, Kristin and her husband Steve Balazsi of Black Rock, his adored grandchildren, Emily, Wesley, Alison Steinfeld, Licia and Alissa Arszyla, Nino and Zoey Balazsi, and his cherished great grandson Jadon Thompson with one more great-grandchild on the way. He also leaves behind his brother Joseph Arszyla Jr. and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In abiding with Larry’s wishes all services will be private. The Commerce Hill Funeral Home, 4798 Main St. Bridgeport has been entrusted with the services. For online condolences and to light a virtual candle visit us at

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