Henry Dennis Klisiewicz

Photo added by Fred B. Deem, III

Henry Dennis Klisiewicz

  • Birth 8 Jun 1923 East Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 12 Feb 2009 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 33791360

SFC (Retired) Henry Dennis Klisiewicz died Thursday February 12, 2009 at the Fayetteville Veteran's Hospital. He was a native of East Douglas, MA. SFC (Retired) Klisiewicz served in WWII and the Korean War. He was a recipient of the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars with Oak Leaf Clusters, two Purple Hearts, and numerous other awards and citations. He represented the 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion in Europe on the 50th anniversary of D-Day in 1994 and later the 50th anniversay of the liberation of LeMuy, France. He was a board member of the Airborne and Special Operations Museum.

After retiring from the military, Mr. Klisiewicz was co-owner of Vernie's Cleaners in Tallywood Shopping Center. Later, he was employed by Paschal's Shoes, Griffin Shoes, and Belk. His zest for life, sense of humor, and contagious smile endeared him to all who knew and loved him. He will be greatly missed.

A memorial service will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Village Dr., Fayetteville, 2 PM Monday. Visitation is Sunday 7-9 PM at Jernigan Warren Funeral Home on Ramsey St., Fayetteville.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Klisiewicz, two sisters; Helen Penski and Anne Poston; four brothers, Stanley, Walter, Frank, and John. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Britt Klisiewicz; three children, Stephen Klisiewicz of the home, two daughters: Teresa Johnson and husband Tim of Apex, NC and Mary Gallimore and husband Cramer of Fayetteville, NC; a sister Virginia Manganelli of Brewster, MA; a niece Virginia Mary Potvin and husband Bob of Cummquid, MA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Eastern North Carolina Chapter, 400 Oberlin Rd., Suite 220, Raleigh, NC 27605. 919-832-3732 or 800-228-8738.
Web: http://alznc.org


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  • Created by: Fred B. Deem, III
  • Added: 13 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33791360
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Dennis Klisiewicz (8 Jun 1923–12 Feb 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33791360, citing Lafayette Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Fred B. Deem, III (contributor 46479004) .