John Klotz, 92, of Berlin passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.
A lifelong resident of Berlin, he was the son of the late Stephen Klotz and Mary (Kotrady) Klotz. He is a veteran of World War II having served in the Navy. John was employed by the Emhart Corp. in Berlin and was a member of St. Paul’s Church in Kensington.
He is predeceased by Lillian, his wife of 62 years, and his siblings Mary, Helen, Steven, Ann, Donald and George.
Surviving are his four sons and their spouses, James and Sharon Klotz of West Chester, Pa., Martin and Joyce Klotz of Kensington, Anthony and Amy Klotz of Vacaville, Calif., Edward and Caroline Klotz of Kensington; his grandchildren, Lindsey Klotz, Michelle Miller and her husband, Jeff Miller, Laura Klotz and her fiancé, Fred Hoang, Brian Klotz, and Amy Klotz, Daniel Klotz and Kevin Klotz; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Church, Kensington. Burial will follow in Maple Cemetery, Berlin. A calling hour will be held Monday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. at Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home, 411 S. Main St., New Britain. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the VFW or a disabled veterans charity of your choice. Please share a memory of John with the family in the online guest book at www.ericksonhansen.com