FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Julia Draskovics Hira of Fairfield died Saturday, Sept. 7. She was 94.
Hira was born and raised in Bridgeport, she was a Fairfield resident for most of her life. She had worked for the Bryant Electric Co. of Bridgeport for over 25 years until her retirement. She was a longtime parishioner of Holy Cross Church, a member of the Church Ladies Guild and was a volunteer for all church functions. She was a member of the Fr. Coleman Knights of Columbus Columbietttes and a Past Grand Sultanna, of the El Poder Caravan of the International Order of the Alhambra.
Hira is survived by her son, Steve F. Hira Jr. (Patricia) of Shelton; daughters, Julia Frances Baudouin (Paul) of Trumbull and Ann Marie Belus (John) of Jamul, Calif.; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ann Piretti and Theresa Feranec, both of Fairfield; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Rose Marzulla, Grace Mendillo, Mary Horvath; and infant grandson, Thomas Hira.
Calling hours are Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, Fairfield Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m. directly at Holy Cross Church, 750 Tahmore Dr., Fairfield with burial to follow in Lawncroft .Cemetery.
If desired, contributions may be made to Holy Cross Church in Hira's memory.
For more information, please visit: www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com