Stephen J. Krisko ’65 died on December 24, 2011, in Danvers, Massachusetts, of cancer.
He was born in Peabody, Mass., on December 23, 1939, and graduated from Peabody High School, after which he enlisted in the Army. He was stationed in Germany and completed his military career at Fort Belvoir in Virginia, leaving the service as a sergeant. At Bowdoin, he played football and was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity. He went on to graduate from Suffolk Law School in 1974 and passed the Massachusetts Bar exam in 1975. He was employed as an insurance underwriter at Prudential Life Insurance and then Savings Bank Life Insurance until he retired in 2002. He is survived by Elizabeth Krisko, his wife of 48 years; two sons, Robert and Stephen Krisko Jr. ’86; a daughter, Wendy Gibson; ﬁve grandchildren; three brothers, Peter, Henry, and Tomas Krisko; and two sisters, Mary Ripley and Vicky Szczuka.