Obituaries » Joseph M. Klem Sr.
Joseph M. Klem Sr.
July 25, 1941 - March 26, 2023
Joseph M. Klem Sr. 81 of Freeland passed away Sunday March 26 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Easton.
Born in White Haven he was the son of the late George and Anna (Baranyak) Klem Sr.
He was a member of the former St. John’s Nepomucene Church and a member of the Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception parish, Freeland.
Joe was an honorably discharged Army Veteran.
He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, master gardener who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors.
Before retiring he was an assembler for the former Garland Industries- Freeland.
Preceding him in death in addition to his parents were Brothers, Frank and Bernie.
Surviving are his Wife of 58 years, the former Joan (McCarro), Son; Joseph Jr. and his fiancé Carol, daughters; Joyce and her husband Thomas Grimes and Jeanne and her husband Carl Bakitas. Brother; George Klem Jr., Sister; Ellen Day. Grandchildren; Allison and Emily Klem. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral will be held Friday 9:30am from the McNulty Funeral Home 494 East Butler Dr. Freeland with Mass of Christian Burial 10am in Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception 898 Centre St. Freeland.
Friends and family may call at the funeral home Thursday from 6 to 8 pm.
Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Drums.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mcnultyfuneral.com