In Memoriam


Chester B. Yaszczemski, Port Authority Police Sergeant
Saturday, September 02, 2006
The Jersey Journal

Mass for Chester B. Yaszczemski, 74, a longtime attorney and Harrison's town prosecutor for 28 years, will be Monday at 9 a.m. at Holy Cross Church, Harrison. He died Wednesday at home.

He was born in Mocanaqua, PA. He lived in Harrison for the past 40 years.  Yaszczemski graduated from Seton Hall University and New York School of Law.

He was a police sergeant in the New York and New Jersey Port Authority Police for 22 years. Later, he became town prosecutor of Harrison for 28 years and maintained his own law practice in Harrison for 30 years.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Our Lady of Grace Council 402, Post 340 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 282 of the American Legion, the New Jersey State PBA, and the Retired Police Association of New York State.

He was a member of Holy Cross Church, Harrison, and of UNICO of Kearny.  Yaszczemski was also a member of the state Bar Association and was a past president of the West Hudson Bar Association.

He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, serving from 1952 to 1954.  Surviving are his wife, Pearl Ascani; two sons, Dr. Michael and Eric; a daughter, Anne-Marie Yaszczemski; a sister, Christine Carpinetti; two daughters-in-law, Karen Yaszczemski and Sue Yaszczemski; and a son-in-law, Paul Zarbetski.

Condon Memorial Home, Harrison, is in charge.

Copyright 2006 The Jersey Journal



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