Tommy Olesky Obituary, Death – Tommy Olesky was a dedicated son who lost both of his parents, Florence (née Pigor) and John Oleksy, during his lifetime. Huge-uncle of Ean and Caleb; Dearest brother of Jean Ann Hall (Richard) and Philip (Susan); Dear uncle of Alex and Chad; Dear friend of a large number of others. An enthusiastic sports fan that has spent their entire life in the Maple Heights neighborhood of Cleveland.
As a result of his enthusiasm for athletics, he worked his way up from being the manager of the high school football team at Maple Heights Mustangs to being a scorekeeper for the Cleveland Cavaliers. In addition to acting as an umpire for baseball games that were played in the youth leagues of the city of Maple Heights, he was also a referee for games involving basketball and football at the freshman and junior varsity levels. J.O. was an essential figure in the founding of the Maple Heights Bantam football league and served for a number of years as an employee of the city’s recreation department.
In addition, J.O. was a significant figure in the establishment of the Maple Heights Pop Warner football league. In addition to the church that he went to in the past, which was called St. Wenceslas, he was also a member of the Maple Heights Catholic Club. His time spent working for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the professional basketball team that he followed and supported throughout his life, began at the old Arena in Cleveland, continued at the Colisuem in Richfield, and was capped off as a statistician at the Gund Arena after he had put in a total of 35 years of service.