Joseph A. Klebauskas, 72, of the Minooka section of Scranton, entered eternal rest on Friday, April 5 at the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center. He is survived by his devoted wife the former Maria A. Barrett.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Joseph and Marcella Klebauskas. He proudly served our country during the Vietnam War having been stationed in Korea and attained the rank of E 5. He was a graduate of the University of Scranton, where he excelled at baseball. For 20 years, Joe worked at Leslie Fay Company, where he was the director of security and retired from Keystone Community Resources, as a clinical care worker. He was a former parishioner of Divine Mercy Parish and was an avid Cleveland Brown and Philadelphia Phillies fan. Throughout his life, he enjoyed watching sports and reading. His family was the center of his life and he was so proud of his children.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, John, Scranton, Maura, Moosic and Jeff, Scranton; a brother, Gerald, Factoryville. Also Kathleen and Bruce Ambrose, Moosic, Sheila and John Opsasnick, Scranton, Pat Barrett and Fran Warcomski, Harrisburg, nieces and nephews, cousins.
The Klebauskas Family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the staff of the Gino J. Merli Center, Hospice of the Sacred Heart, all the nursing staff at Geisinger Caner Center, Dr’s. Fateh and Stella for their dedication and care.
Memorial contributions maybe made to the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, activities Fund, 401 Penn Ave., Scranton 18503