WESTON, Conn. -- Stephen J. Marshalko, MD, 49, of Weston, loving husband of Lisa Marshalko and proud father of Stephen Marshalko, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of Stephen and Helen Marshalko of Avon Lake, Ohio.
Marshalko graduated from Yale University and Yale University School of Medicine and the Yale Hall of Graduate Studies. He served both his internship and residency at Yale New Haven Hospital and was board certified in general cardiology, interventional cardiology and internal medicine. He completed a fellowship in cardiology and was a board member of the American College of Cardiology.
Marshalko began his practice in cardiology in 2003 and was on the staff at Bridgeport Hospital, where he was past president of the medical staff. Marshalko derived great pleasure and satisfaction helping his many patients and was well-respected and loved by his patients and colleagues alike.
He loved spending time with his son, Stephen, on his boat fishing Long Island Sound.
Additional survivors include a sister, Susan Finnegan and her husband Pat and their children, Patrick, Mark and Stephen of Avon Lake; his in-laws, Fred and Mary Amerino of Peekskill, N.Y.; and a sister-in-law, Jeanne Amerino and her children, Courtney and Nicholas Dillon of Peekskill.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday meeting directly at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 35 Norfield Road, Weston. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 S. Benson Road, Fairfield.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to either the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation, 267 Grant St., Bridgeport, CT 06610 or St. Francis of Assisi Church, 35 Norfield Road, Weston, CT 06883.