Edmund Klan

Edmund L. Klan

1929-2013 LEE Edmund L. Klan, 84, of Orchard Street, Lee, died suddenly at home on Thursday, September 26, 2013. He was born on June 15, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY to Alice (Sawyer) and Edmund Klan, Sr. After graduating from Brooklyn Prep, he joined the U.S. Marines and served in the Korean War. Returning after his service, he joined the New York City Police Department and was assigned as a foot patrol officer in various precincts throughout the City. He went on to earn his detective shield and became a Detective Sergeant in the Homicide Division out of Manhattan South, from which he retired after over thirty-four years. After retirement, Ed traveled extensively throughout the United States and Europe. Ed was both a loving father and grandfather and is survived by his three children and their families; Theresa Klan and her husband, Alan Cook, of Lee, MA, Mary A. Snyder and her husband, Douglas, of Hamden, CT, and Edmund L. Klan, III and his wife, Eileen, of Kingston, NY. He also leaves eight grandchildren; Caitlin, Tyler, Hadley, Meghan, Erin and Brady Cook and Griffin and Emme Klan. His children and grandchildren love him dearly and will miss him very much. He was predeceased by his brothers William F. X. Klan, Robert T. Klan and John P. Klan. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Christian Liturgy for Edmund L. Klan, Jr. will be celebrated on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church in Lee. There are no visiting hours and burial will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make memorial donations in Ed's honor to St. Mary's School in care of the Kelly Funeral Home, 3 Main Street, Lee, MA 01238. If you would like to leave a message of condolence or share pictures or stories please visit our website at www.kellyfuneralhome.net.


Funeral Home

Kelly Funeral Home
3 Main St Lee, MA 01238
(413) 243-0204

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Oct. 2, 2013