- Monday, July 29, 2013
Frank E. Velky, 102, of Bridgeport, died July 27, at Connecticut Hospice. Mr Velky was born in Bridgeport to Julia (Pekar) and MartinVelky.
He was a founding member of the Cedarhurst Association on Lake Zoar in Newtown.
Mr Velky had earned the nickname “Rubber Legs” for his dancing skills. He gave up a vaudeville career with Buddy Ebsen’s troupe to marry Mildred “Minnie” Pittam Velky.