Obituary of Bradley S. O'Cheskey
Bradley Sherman OCheskey, age 55, died from complications of lung cancer on Wednesday, September 14, 2005 at his home in Trumbull, Connecticut. Born in Los Angeles, California on April 13, 1950, he was the son of Theodore H. and Doris Faye Reece OCheskey of Whittier, California. Mr. OCheskey was a graduate of U.C.L.A. and the University of California at Fullerton and a U. S. Army Veteran. Mr. OCheskey worked for Unilever Best Foods for 34 years, retiring as Director of Human Resources in June 2003. During his employ, he led the Habitat for Humanity Program in Connecticut and then in New Jersey. He was also enthusiastically involved in company charity events including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Breast Cancer Awareness. Mr. OCheskey was active in Boy Scouts for many years, having started the first Indian Guides Program in West Windsor, New Jersey and continuing on to run the towns Cub Scout Program for three years. He was involved in scouting in Trumbull for another nine years until 1996.
Survivors include his wife, Suzanne OCheskey and two sons, Terrance OCheskey of New York City and Matthew OCheskey and his wife, Cindy of Trumbull. His parents and a sister, Marsha Ann Antonelli continue to reside in Whittier, California. He was pre-deceased in 1975 by a brother, Gary Randall OCheskey, also of Whittier.
A Memorial Gathering celebrating his life will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull. Friends may call on Saturday morning after 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in lieu of flowers to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Development Office, 633 Third Ave. 28th Floor, New York, NY 10017, Attn. Carol Balmenfeld or Connecticut Hospice Home Care, 680 Bridgeport Ave., Shelton, CT 06484.