John J. Kaletka

June 24, 2014

Kaletka, John Obituary

John J. Kaletka died June 24, 2014 in The Alaris Health Care Center at Belgrove. He was 94. He was a lifelong Kearny resident. Visiting will be on Thursday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Mass Friday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Stephens Church and burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

John was a paratrooper during WWII. He saw much action in Italy, France and Belgium. He is a Purple Heart Recipient and also served in General Eisenhower's security detail. He is a fourth degree Knight of Columbus and was active with the St. Stephens Seniors, The Benstaed Center and had been Vice President of The Lithuanian American Citizens Club.

Husband of Frances (nee Tunkavige) and brother of the late Anna Mack, he is also survived by nieces and nephews Diane Moroses (late Jack), George Moroses (Carol) and Carolyn Moroses along with their families. John also leaves behind his best golf buddy Frank Gonzalez.

In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to your own favorite charity.




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June 26, 2014
4 - 8 p.m.

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Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home

596 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032
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June 27, 2014
10:30 a.m.

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St. Stephens Church

141 Washington Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032
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June 27, 2014

Burial
Holy Cross Cemetery

340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031
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