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Joseph M. Kluk Sr.

March 5, 1930 July 13, 2019
Joseph M. Kluk Sr.
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Joseph M. Kluk Sr., age 89 of Gilbert passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at his home.
Joe was the loving husband of Margaret M. (Hoffman) Kluk. They celebrated their 21st Wedding Anniversary in September 2018.
He was born in Plains Twp., Luzerne County on March 5, 1930, son of the late Michael and Valeria (Czahur) Kluk.
Joe had worked as a Design Draftsman for Mack Trucks in Allentown for over 25 years, retiring in 1987.
He served our country with dedication and courage in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Joe was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Gilbert, The American Legion Post 927 where he served as past commander. He served as past commander for Monroe County American Legion and past District Commander for District 30 in Harrisburg and was serving as deputy commander. He was active with Operation Touch of Home in Kresgeville and was active in the Boy Scouts of America in Wyoming Valley and Lehigh Valley.
Joe was an avid outdoorsman and loved deer hunting and fishing.
We have been blessed with the presence of Joe in our lives. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Margaret; his sons: Joseph M. Kluk Jr. and his wife Donna of Lehighton; Robert J. Kluk and his wife Joanne of York; Mark G. Kluk and Laura of Bethlehem Twp.; and George J. Kluk and Tina of Bethlehem Twp.; two stepdaughters: Connie Arnold and her husband Vaughn of Gilbert and Bonnie Drinkwater and her husband Howard of Jonas; two stepsons: Dean Green and his wife Sharon of Elizabethtown and Rodney Green of Kunkletown; two sisters: Lillian Piechota of Wilkes-Barre and Bernadine Pasternak of Somerset, NJ. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren; one great grandchild; 15 step grandchildren and 14 step great grandchildren.
Joe was preceded in death by his 1st wife: Bernadine (Gulius) Kluk in 1995 and a brother: Bernard Kluk.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 am, Wednesday, July 17th at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Gilbert.
Family and friends are welcome to offer condolences on Tuesday, July 16th from 6-8 pm and Wednesday, July 17th from 9:30 am until 10:30 am at Gower Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Route 209, Gilbert.
Joe will be buried on his family plot in Oaklawn Cemetery in Wilkes-Barre.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made In Loving Memory of Joseph M. Kluk Sr. to Operation Touch of Home, P.O. Box 162, Brodheadsville, PA 18322.
Gower Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Route 209, Gilbert, PA in charge of arrangements.


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