Reading, Vt. — Gene Kloszewski, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio and New Haven, Conn., died peacefully at his home in Reading on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at the age of 86. Dear husband of Katherine (nee Gionet) of 25 years. Very cherished, talented and loving brother to Adeline Trzaska (husband ,Chester deceased) and Amelia (Deceased).
Loving Son of the late Jane Stelmas (nee Nowak). Dear Brother-in-Law, Special and Extraordinary Uncle, Great Uncle and Cousin. Gene was a graduate of South High School, The Cleveland Institute of Art and received a M.A. from Yale University where he taught mural painting. He was formerly artist and sculptor in residence at the Barn Studio in New Haven, Connecticut. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marines and honored to be a member of the Connecticut Governor’s Horse Guard with his mount, “Kloput”.
Services were held at Fortuna Funeral Home, Independence, Ohio on March 24, 2013. Interment was private.