John H. Laskevich, 1953-2020

John H. Laskevich
John H. Laskevich, 1953-2020. Photo provided

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – John H. Laskevich, 67, formerly of Springfield, passed away at his home in Chittenden Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. He was born March 10, 1953 in Springfield, Vt., the son of John D. and Beverly (Chandler) Laskevich. He attended Springfield schools, graduated from Springfield High School, Class of 1971, and attended Castleton State College. While in high school, John was a member of the football team and a member of the track team.

John worked as a machinist in the Springfield Machine Tool industry for many years. He later worked in construction and maintenance. He was known for his wit and sense of humor and always willing to lend a helping hand. He lived his entire life by the “Go big, or go home” motto. He will be missed by many.

He is survived by his mother Beverly Laskevich of Florida, daughter Caitlyn Laskevich of Maine, two sons Sean Laskevich and Anthony Laskevich of Springfield, two brothers Stevan (Shari) Laskevich of Ludlow and Jeffery (Sharron) Laskevich of Springfield, sister Jane (Tom) Moye of White River Junction, and by many beloved grandchildren and by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was predeceased by his father John, brother Michael, and daughter Kelsey.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at 1 p.m. at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Ludlow, Vt. Reverend Stephen Burch will officiate.

Davis Memorial Chapel is assisting with arrangements.

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