Edward M. Klocek, 76, of Dunkirk, died Thursday morning, May 15, 2014 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, after a sudden illness.
He was born in Dunkirk, son of the late Chester and Martha (Popielarz) Klocek.
A retired employee of the former Buffalo Greater Press, Mr. Klocek at one time in his younger days worked at Ellman's Garage.
His memberships includ-ed Blessed Mary Angela Parish Church of St. Hyacinth, the First Ward Falcon Club and AARP.
Surviving is his son, David Klocek of Washington DC. Brother of Donald, Raymond, Rose, Carol and Rita. Also surviving is his wife, Patricia (Witerski) Klocek, along with many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Michelle "Shelly" Klocek; a sister, Mary Jane and brothers Thomas and John.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock in Blessed Mary Angela Parish Church of St. Hyacinth. Interment will follow in St. Hyacinth's Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc., 56 East Doughty Street in Dunkirk.
Flowers are gratefully declined and memorials can be made to the Lake Shore Humane Society, Chestnut Street, Dunkirk, NY 14048.