Mary Teresa Nolte, obituary

Posted:  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
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CAMDEN and N.Y., N.Y — Mary passed away peacefully in Belfast, on July 2, 2017, beloved wife, mother, sister, friend, and grandmother. She was the daughter of Frank and Margaret (Grogan) Baldrini of Solvay, NY.

She is survived by her children, Wendy Kirklian and her husband, Arthur, of Camden; John Lesko of N.Y., N.Y., Lori Terry and her husband, William. of Searsport; Michael Lesko and his wife, of Locust Valley, N.Y.; Steven Lesko and his wife, Sunny of San Clemente, California; Andrew Lesko and Tara Jewel, of San Francisco, California; Tara Seawright and her husband, Sam, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren, Jesse Leary, Heather Rajamani, Miranda Handley, Patrick Terry, Conor Terry, Billy Terry, Parnell Terry, Meagan Smiles, Caitlyn Lesko, Ryan Lesko, Christian Lesko,and Erica Lesko; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Edna Strazzini of LaJolla, California, and Jean Sardino of Skaneateles, N.Y.

Mary was predeceased by her brother, Francis "Red" Baldrini, of Syracuse, N.Y.; the father of her seven children, John Lesko, and husbands, Millard Stone and Albert Nolte.

Mary was a registered nurse, real estate broker, avid sportswomen, golfer, bowler and basketball player. She loved books and reading and was on the Brick Church, book committee for many years. Mary had been very active with the American Red Cross for many years and loved living in New York City.

Her humor and generosity were her strong traits and Mary was always ready with a quick or witty comment. She was an early feminist, a successful investor, and she anticipated the health and fitness movement.

Private interment will be held in the Mountain View Cemetery in Camden. If desired, memorial gifts may be made in her memory to the American Red Cross. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.longfuneralhomecamden.com.