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Joseph A. Klepadlo

February 12, 2017

Turners Falls- Joseph A.  Klepadlo, 93, of Bulkley Street  died Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility in Greenfield.  He was born in Whately, MA on September 10, 1923, the son of Aleksander and Stanislawa Klepadlo.  Joe attended local schools in Deerfield and was a graduate of Deerfield High School.

He served in the United States Army during World War II.  He was a Technician 4th Grade with the Transportation Corp for 28 months, in the European Theater.  He supervised and directed the distribution of railway cars headed to the Front.  Joe earned the Victory and Good Conduct medals.

Joe was employed at the Greenfield Tap and Die, beginning in the shipping department and working his way up to Manager of Accounting, retiring after forty three years.  After retirement, Joe gave his time working on the church finances for over 20 years.

He was a communicant of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church in Turners Falls.  Joe was a member of the American Legion, the VFW in South Deerfield, the Knights of Columbus and the Turners Falls Athletic Club. 

Joe’s greatest joy was spending time being with his grandsons.  They were the love of his life.

Besides his beloved wife of 64 years, Irene (Noga) Klepadlo, Joe leaves a son, Joseph and his wife Diane of Greenfield; a daughter, Joanne Murphy and her husband Michael of Cape Elizabeth, ME; two sisters, Jennie Pupek of West Springfield and Regina Reffi of Brattleboro, VT; four grandsons, Brian and Patrick Murphy and Alex and Peter Klepadlo; and several nieces and nephews.

Joe was predeceased by a brother, Stanley Klepadlo and a sister, Sabina Lozoski.

A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 18th at 11am at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 84 K, Street, Turners Falls.  Burial will follow at the parish cemetery in Turners Falls.

There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa Church Renovation Fund, 84 K Street, Turners Falls, MA 01376 or to the American Heart Association, PO Box 417005 Boston, MA 02241-7005.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kostanski Funeral Home.  Sympathy message available at



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