Jonathan M. "JB"
Published in the Connecticut
Post from 12/30/2008 - 1/1/2009
REDLER Jonathan (JB)
M. Redler, age 25 of Fairfield, passed away Sunday, December 28, 2008.
Jonathan is survived by his mother, Colleen Hannon of Milford; his father,
Dr. Michael Redler of Fairfield; his twin sister, Lauren Hannon Redler;
younger sister, Catherine Hannon Redler; and younger brother, Ryan William
Redler; his maternal grandparents, D. Elaine Hannon of Marlborough and
George and Susan Hannon, of Naples, Fla.; his paternal grandmother, Sherry
Redler; and his paternal great-grandmother, Elsie Press, both of Boca
Raton, Fla. He also leaves behind his "best buddy" Aunt Lynda
Redler of Stratford; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends to
mourn his passing.
He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Harry Redler. Jonathan
is also survived by his dogs, Ty Cobb, Nala, Hogan and Brooklyn. He loved
his dogs dearly and they brought much joy to his life. Jonathan graduated
from Fairfield High School in 2001. He attended both Roger Williams University
and Clemson University.
He went on to play minor league baseball for the McKinney Blue Thunder
in McKinney, Texas. His love of baseball never waned and he was a die
hard Yankees fan throughout his life. He was currently pursuing his EMT
certification through the Bridgeport Hospital EMT program.
Jonathan was a very talented graphic arts designer and created multiple
logos for his father's medical practice. Jonathan loved music and playing
his guitar. He had a wonderful sense of humor and had a penchant for making
people laugh. He also had a huge soft spot in his heart for animals, the
elderly and children. One of his favorite activities was imparting his
baseball skills and knowledge to young children.
His funeral service will take place Friday at 11 a.m. in the Lesko &
Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center.
Interment will follow in B'nai Israel Cemetery in Fairfield. Calling hour
will be held Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donation to be sent to The Siberian Husky Club and Rescue of
Southern New England, 8 The Boulevard, Newtown, CT 06470.
To sign an online register, please visit us at www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com.