Eugene Joseph Kloskowski Sr., 93, of Kensington passed away late Sunday at home. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Helen (Grodzinski) Kloskowski, after 46 years of marriage in 1996. Born in Kensington, son of the late Frank and the late Alexsandra (Brodzik) Kloskowski, he attended local schools, and served in the U.S. Army in World War II in battles and campaigns in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes, and Central Europe. He was awarded the Purple Heart on Sept. 14, 1944, and the European African Middle Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon. He retired from Stanley Tool after 18 years of employment, and was a member of St. Paul’s Church.
He is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, his caregiver Thomas Kloskowski with whom he made his home, and Eugene and Leslie Kloskowski of Vanceboro, N.C.; a stepdaughter, Dorothy Hanscomb and her husband, William, of Enfield, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a sister, Anna Michaels, and three brothers, Stanley, Aloysius, and John Kloskowski.
Services at St. Paul’s Church and burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery with full military honors will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. Porter’s Funeral Service in Kensington is assisting his family.