The Obit For Frank Turcy

Frank Turcy

Fairfield Citizen News, January 30, 2009

Frank (Zeke) Turcy, 81, of Fairfield, died Tuesday at the Carolton Convalescent Hospital.

Born in Bridgeport, the son of the late Peter and Theresa Turcy, he was raised in Black Rock and had been a Fairfield resident for 52

He was a graduate of Bassick High School where he excelled in baseball and football. Following graduation, he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers and played baseball in their minor league system. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

After his military service he played baseball for another two seasons, then began his career as an elevator mechanic where he installed elevators in high-rise buildings in New York.

Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.