Edward Nemchek, Jr.
Edward F. Nemchek, Jr., 65, a lifelong Stamford resident, died peacefully in his home surrounded by close family early on Thursday, September 1, 2022. He was born on April 8, 1957 to the late Edward F. and Reonilda (Renee) Abbazia Nemchek, Sr.
Ward, as he was known to some, was a partner at Nemchek & Poeschl Attorneys at Law. Previously, he was a member of the Stamford Fire Department. A staple in his community, Ward was the current president of the Glenbrook Athletic Club as well as a former president and Hall of Fame inductee of the Stamford Youth Hockey Association.
Most significantly, Ward married his high school sweetheart, the late Lisa Mercado, in 1979. Together, they built a beautiful life and marriage over the course of their 44 years together.
Ward is survived by his 2 children, Sara and Daniel (Crissy); his grandchildren, Ozzy and Millie; siblings Tresa Toscano (Dan), Patrice Arena (Nick), Peter Nemchek (Margaret), Renee Byrne (Kevin), Christopher Nemchek (Sally), Joseph Nemchek, and Patricia Mullins (Patrick); and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he is predeceased by his wife, Lisa and his niece, Kelly Byrne.
Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford, CT on Friday, September 9, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Saturday, September 10, 2022 after a brief service beginning at 9:30 AM and proceed to Spring Grove Cemetery in Darien for interment.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you “buy yourself something nice.”
To leave online condolences, please visit www.cognetta.com.