For Immediate Assistance

Michael J. Lesso

Thursday, September 1, 1949Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Michael J. Lesso, 68, a resident of the Lyndwood section of Hanover Township, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 05, 2017, at his home.

His loving wife is Phyllis (Kauperchinsky) Lesso. Together, Michael and Phyllis celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary on October 15th.

Born on September 01, 1949, in Scranton, Michael was one of six children born to the late Andrew and Alice (Joyce) Lesso.

Michael was a graduate of the Scranton School District, and he resided in the Wilkes-Barre area since 1977.

A United States Marine veteran, Michael honorably served his country during the Vietnam era.

Michael was employed in the financial industry for 39 years. In 1998, he established Pennsylvania Funding Inc., Kingston, serving as the company’s president and CEO until his retirement in 2012.

Michael was a member of the Kingston Rotary Club, serving as it past president.

In addition to his parents, Andrew and Alice Lesso, Michael was preceded in death by his sister, Michele Costello.

In addition to his wife, Phyllis, Michael is survived by his daughter, Deborah Babinski, Florida; his brothers, Andrew Lesso Jr., Las Vegas, Nevada; and Paul Lesso, Scanton; his sisters, Joyce DeLappi, Las Vegas, Nevada; and Anna Rose Borgia, Scranton; his two grandchildren, and his nieces and nephews.

Private Funeral Services have been held.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Wroblewski Funeral Home, Inc., 1442 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort.

For additional information or to send the Lesso family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home web-site


Phyllis I am so sorry for your loss of Michael. Mary Lukas
Phyllis: So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. I, along with his fellow Rotarians will miss his broad smile and witty sense of humor. May you find strength in knowing that he was well liked and will be missed by many. Bob Kopec

Dear Tom,

How can I ever thank you enough for leading us through our recent experience!

I have received so many compliments on the obituary for Mike; the Funeral Mass; and the Military Ceremony at the Cemetery. Your input made all of this possible!

Rose Kayrish and Family