Michael Klockowski

Obituary of Michael A. Klockowski

Mr. Michael A. Klockowski, 50, of Utica, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in New Hartford. Michael was born in New Hartford on July 3, 1969, the son of Alfred and Marie (Srour) Klockowski. He was raised in Utica, was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and earned his funeral Director’s license from SUNY Canton. Mike was employed as a funeral director with various funeral homes in the area, especially, Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., Matt Funeral Services, Inc., Heintz Funeral Service, Inc., and Kowalczyk Homes. Mike was a member of St. Basil’s Melkite Catholic Church in Utica, the Tri-County Funeral Directors Association and SAC Club in Utica. He also enjoyed golf, going to American Legion Utica Post 229, Pellettieri Joe’s and was a big music enthusiast, especially the Beatles, Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra. Michael is survived by his beloved children, Michael Klockowski Jr., and Hannah Klockowski, both of New Hartford; his fiancée and love of his life, Celeste D’Alessandro of Utica; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Daniel and Cynthia Klockowski of Utica and Robert Klockowski of New Hartford; one sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Michael Scotellaro of Utica; cherished nieces and nephews, Daniel Klockowski, Jr., Kristin and Nicholas Colucci, Rebecca Scotellaro, Marissa and Jeffery Brown, Michael and Greta Scotellaro, Andrew Klockowski and Alexander Klockowski; his uncle and aunt, Basil and Dorothy Serour; Celeste’s parents and sister, whom Michael was very close with, Michael and Rosanna D’Alessandro and Jessica and Greg LaBuz, as well as many cousins, dear friends, especially, Dave Calhoun and Kari, Michael Finnefrock and Fred Heintz IV and his canine companion, Bella. He was predeceased by his parents, Alfred and Marie and niece, Nicole Marie Scotellaro. Michael’s Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Basil’s Melkite Catholic Church, 901 Sherman Dr., Utica. His burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Utica at the convenience of his family. Calling hours for family and friends are Tuesday, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Heintz Funeral Home, 408 Herkimer Rd., N. Utica. In lieu of Flowers, please consider making a donation to a college fund being established for Mike’s daughter, Hannah. Envelope’s will be available at the funeral home.
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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States

Divine Liturgy

10:00 am
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
St. basil's Melkite Catholic Church
901 Sherman Dr.
Utica, New York, United States

Memorial Donations

College Fund for Mike's daughter, Hannah.
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