LAWRENCE — John J. Klier, 78, lifelong resident of this city died Saturday at Merrimack Valley Hospital.
He was the husband of the late Dorothy Ann (Achin) Klier, his beloved wife and soul mate of 42 years; who passed away on December 19, 2006.
He was raised and educated in Lawrence and was a graduate of Lawrence High School.
Prior to retirement he was employed as a guard with Merrimack Valley Security.
Mr. Klier was devoted to his wife and family and was passionate about anything that related to them. Together they shared the joys and challenges of raising a large family and he will be remembered for his joyful spirit.
He is survived by four sons, David Klier, Michael and his wife Rebecca Klier, Kevin Klier, Kenneth Klier; one daughter, Betty Ann Klier; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral from The Diaz-Healy Funeral Home, 107 South Broadway, opposite St. Patrick Church, South Lawrence. Calling hours, TODAY, Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 4 to 8 PM. Funeral will start at 8:30 AM, Wednesday, Oct. 3, from the funeral home’s South Chapel. Final acts of farewell and laying to rest will follow at 10 AM in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence. If you need a ride to the services please call us at (978) 685-5732. Condolences may be registered at www.diazhealy.com.