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Official Obituary of

Margaret T. Klesch

May 16, 1932 ~ February 9, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Margaret Klesch Obituary

KLESCH - Margaret T., 90; died February 9, 2023 in Hadley, MA. Margaret was born May 16, 1932, a daughter of John and Helen (Chalupka) Siska, in Johnstown, PA.  She shared the same birthday with her father. Margaret was predeceased by her parents, her husband of almost 53 years, Robert C. Klesch, her sisters Catherine Pollock, Anna Albacete and Helen Bond; her brothers Steve, Joseph, Baby brother John, Andrew, Edward and Albert, and daughter-in-law, Janine Klesch.  She is survived by her son, David; her son Michael and wife Heather; her Daughter, Theresa and husband Paul Smith; Grandchildren Jonathan and Stephanie Smith, Grandson Robert Klesch, and Granddaughter Alexis Klesch, also numerous nieces and nephews.  Before she moved to Hadley, MA, Margaret was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Johnstown; where she served as an altar server, an extraordinary minister of the Holy Eucharist, a lector, church sacristan, and received the Prince Gallitzen Cross award in 2012.  At 81 years of age, Margaret, at the coaxing of her son Michael and his family, moved to Hadley, MA to live with them.  She was a member of Most Holy Redeemer Church in Hadley.  Margaret will be taken back to Johnstown, PA for burial beside her love in life, her husband Bob. Friends will be received on Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home, Broad Street. Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the Franciscan Friars OFM Conv.  Interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Margaret’s name to the Gabriel Project of St. Francis of Assisi Church at 120 Barron Ave., Johnstown PA 15906. Condolences may be sent at

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February 16, 2023

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home, Inc.
710 Broad Street
Johnstown, PA 15906

Funeral Mass
February 17, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
120 Baron Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15906


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