Stan "Yosh" was born and raised in Port Richmond, where he met and later ran away to marry his childhood sweetheart (the late) Marguerite. Stan was a proud American, a man with integrity and honor. He was a loyal friend and above all a dedicated, loving father and grandfather. He loved the mountains where he lived. Stan also loved going to the rifle range. He respected the constitution and particularly loved the second amendment. Stan was a master carpenter, and was willing to fix anything for anyone at anytime, with joy. He was funny, quirky and liked to make you laugh; he even cracked himself up. Stan will be missed by his family and friends, Most of all his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, who he always called his Gang. We will always remember our Dad, Stanley Klimek...One of a Kind!
Stanley passed away on June 3, 2021. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Marguerite and his precious granddaughter Michelle Elizabeth. He is survived by his cherished children Michelle Klimek (Big John), Kimberly Klimek-Green (John), and Mark Klimek (Elaine). Loving grandfather to Kimberly Ann, John Joseph, Cheyenne, Mark Ryan, Rebecca Lynn, Stanley Joseph, Anna Emily, and Oliver Thomas. Great Grandfather of Eric Tyler, Cassidee Michelle, Ryan Patrick, Charlotte Rose, Wyatt Jacob, Tristan James, Harry Wallace, and Liam Joseph. Sadly missed by his goddaughter Marguerite Luque and his cousin Butch Grosser (Lorraine), who was more like a brother.Dear brother in law of Doris Morrone, Cindy LeGrand, and the late Helen Kane, Diane Kane-Luque, William Kane, and Michael Kane. Also survived by his nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing and funeral Monday June 14, 2021 from 9:15-11:15am in the Hubert M. McBride Funeral Home 2357 East Cumberland Street Philadelphia PA 19125. Funeral Mass 12pm St. Peter the Apostle Church (upper) 1019 N. 5th Street Philadelphia PA 19123. Interment Holy Redeemer Cemetery (Bridesburg). On this day , Stanley and his lifelong love Marguerite will be laid to rest together for all of eternity.
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