William T. Lysko

  • Born: December 26, 1949
  • Died: December 7, 2019
  • Location: Norton, formerly of Stoughton, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Bill by adding your memories and photos.

William T. Lysko, 69, died unexpectedly Saturday, December 7, 2019 at his family home in Stoughton. Born in Norwood, he was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1967. He furthered his education at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence and earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts, Class of 1972. Bill was a resident of Norton for many years. He worked as a Design Engineer for Kinney Vacuum and the Tuthill Corporation in Canton for many years, retiring in 2017. He was a talented guitar player and composer and an avid outdoorsman. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, fly fishing, ice fishing, tying flies, restoring fly fishing rods and maintaining his vegetable garden.

Bill was the son of Alexandria "Lee" (Wancus) Lysko of Stoughton and the late Paul G Lysko. He was the brother of Paul G. Lysko, PhD and his wife Kathryn A. Lysko, PhD of PA and Thomas W. Lysko and his wife Janet of CO. He is also survived by 5 nieces and nephews and 4 great nieces and nephews.

A Visiting Hour will be held in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St., (Rte. 27) Stoughton on Thursday, December 12, 2019, from 9-10 AM followed by Funeral Prayers at 10 AM. Interment will take place at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My heartfelt condolences for the loss of a good high school friend who always made people smile.

Posted by Alfred Benson - Jasper, GA - Friend   December 16, 2019

We are very saddened to hear of Billy's death. It makes you think of how life is so unpredictable. He was way too young. Our prayers or with the Lysko family. Lydia's daughter Danielle and her husband Dennis Gillespie.

Posted by Danielle Gillespie - Beaufort, SC - Family   December 15, 2019

Like many of our classmates, I am saddened by Bill's tragic passing. In high school I always thought he was a special guy who was a true artist and poet at heart. I am sure his family and friends will miss him dearly.

Posted by Edward Chestnut - Montclair, NJ - Classmate   December 14, 2019


I am truely saddened by the passing of my cousin Billy. Although I have not seen him in many years, I've often wondered how he and the rest of the family have been. My thoughts and prayers go out to those he left behind. With much love, his cousin Suzanne.

Posted by Suzanne Burnett - Ellington, CT - Family   December 14, 2019

To Paul and family. Please accept my condolences on the loss of your very talented brother. I regret that I did not see this obituary until late Friday evening as I would have offered my sympathy in person.

Posted by Ron Homer - Brockton, MA   December 13, 2019

I'm so saddened by the loss of Uncle Billy. I will always remember his great storytelling and contagious laugh. He was a loyal family man and always willing to lend others a helping hand. Sending my love and prayers to the Lysko family.
Much love, Holly

Posted by Holly Lysko - Anchorage, AK - Family   December 12, 2019

I'm so saddened by the loss of Uncle Billy. I will always remember his great stories and contagious laughter. He was loyal to his family and always there to lend a helping hand. Sending my love and prayers to the Lysko family.
Much love, Holly

Posted by Holly Lysko - Anchorage, AK - Family   December 12, 2019

Bill was such a kind man. Botanical Bill. His garden was wonderful. And he played guitar with joy. I often think of him when I drive Bay road. Sorry for your loss

Posted by Bunnie McPherson - Easton, MA - Friend   December 12, 2019

To the Lysko family: very sorry for your loss! Wish I could have met Bill I have heard nice things about his personality and his many interests. Thinking of you all during this time.

Posted by Teddy Krogh - Anchorage, AK   December 12, 2019

We were so sad to hear of Uncle Bill's unexpected passing. He was generous and always there to care for his Mother. I will always remember the pearls he would send me every year for Christmas when I was a little girl. Our deepest condolences, The Aaker Family

Posted by Heather Aaker - San Diego, CA - Family   December 12, 2019

It has been a joy to hear Bill laugh, tell his stories and enjoy family time.
His kind heart will be remembered always.

Posted by Janet Lysko - Brighton, CO - Family   December 11, 2019


Tom, I am saddened to hear of the loss of your brother. Many fond memories of the good old SHS days and times spent on Lowe Ave. with you both. The passing of W. Thaddeus Lersling is way too soon. My sincere condolences to you and yours.

Posted by Bobby Kowalsky - Classmate   December 11, 2019

A great talented guy ,always ready to help someone.

Posted by Elliot Hansen - STOUGHTON, MA - friend   December 10, 2019

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