KALEY, John F. Sr.
John F. Kaley Sr., 83, of Ellwood Road, Berlin died on Sunday at the Hospital of Central CT. He was the beloved husband of Julie M. (Chwalek) Kaley. Married 58 years, living most of his life in Berlin. Born in Westfield, MA, he was the son of the late Kazmaier and Mary Kapuscinski. John retired in 2001 from the John F. Kaley Accounting and Tax Services of Berlin. A graduate of Westfield High School in Westfield, MA; also the Dean College, Utopia College, and Babson College where he received his masters degree in accounting. John was also employed by the Anacanda Copper Co. traveling as a senior accountant to Chile, Brazil and other countries. An avid basketball player; and coached baseball in the town of Berlin for many years. He also enjoyed golf, racketball, bowling and the New England Patriots. A member of the American Legion of Rocky Hill, a veteran of World War II; servng in the U.S. Army. John was a member of St. Paul Church in Kensington. Besides his wife John is survived by his loving family; a daughter Cynthia Paradise of Berlin; three grandchildren Jayme Paradise, Crista Alkas and her husband Mark, John Ryan Kaley and fiancé Elizabeth Berdan; great-grandchildren, Tyler Alkas, Kaley Rose Alkas, and Brooke Elizabeth Kaley; nephews, Stanley Chwalek of Dover NH, and Philip Chwalek of Boston, MA.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at St. Pauls Church at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be private, there are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Advocacy for Patients with Cronic Illness Inc., 195 Farmington Ave., Suite 306, Farmington, CT. 06032. The Berlin Memorial Funeral Home, 96 Main St. Kensington, CT. is in charge of arrangements.