Ann Balek Beres, 93, of Fairfield, wife of the late Frank Beres, died Oct. 1, 2010, at Maefair Health Center in Trumbull.

Born in Fairfield, she was a lifelong resident of the town and a long-time parishioner of St. Emery's Church. She was a member of the St. Emery's Ladies Guild and the Seniors group.

She is survived by a daughter, Maureen Laska and her husband Edward of Fairfield; grandchildren Scot Beres, Alison Nork and her husband Jack, Susan Beres and her husband A.J. Keirans and Frank Beres; great-grandchildren Melanie and Joseph Beres, Evan, Hayden and Liam Nork, Richard Beres and Trey Keirans; daughter in-law Audrey Beres; sisters in-law Bette and Lillian Balek, and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Frank Beres Jr. and brothers Adolf, John, Edward, Conrad, Fritz and Joseph.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, and at 11 a.m. in St. Emery's Church, 838 King's Highway. Burial will be in Lawncroft Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until the time of services. To sign an online register, visit

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Autism Spectrum Research Center, Suite 1, 101 North Plains Industrial Road, Wallingford, CT 06492.