KLOSIEWICZ, Thomas J., 59 of Air Heights, WA, passed away with his loving sister by his side on November 27th as the Spokane Hospice House after a brief illness. Thomas was the beloved husband of the late Nipha "Pat" Klosiewicz. Devoted son of Lucia Klosiewicz of Billerica and the late Thaddeus Klosiewicz. Brother of Edward Klosiewicz of Manchester, NH and Jane "Jennie" Klosiewicz-Gesualdi and her husband Anthony of Billerica. He was the uncle of Edward Klosiewicz, Jr. and Theresa Klosiewicz of Malden and Thomas Gesualdi of Billerica. Thomas was the loving godson of Jane Koza of Beverly and is also survived by many extended family members in Poland.
Thomas grew up in Chelsea, attending Chelsea schools and was a 1980 graduate of Chelsea High School. After graduation he enlisted in the United States Navy from August 1980 and was discharged honorably in October of 1984. Following active duty he continued in the Navy reserves for over 20 years.
He met his wife in 1983 in California, living in Alameda for 10 years before relocating to and settling down in Airway Heights. He worked at the Veterans Administration Hospital as a Boiler Engineer for over 30 years, the last 20 at the VA Medical Center in Spokane, WA retiring in 2019. Tom enjoyed fishing with his wife and friends as well as hunting and enjoying his wife and home together. He will be deeply missed.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Mass celebrated in Our Lady of Grace Church, 59 Nichols Street, Chelsea on Tuesday, December 7th at 10 o'clock, Visiting Hours will be held in the Smith Funeral Home on Monday from 4-6 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions in his name be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the address listed below.
Effective December 3, 2021, the City of Chelsea has issued a Mandatory Mask requirement for all public buildings and gatherings.
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105