Edward W. Closser

December 23, 1952 - February 25, 2015
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Edward W. Closser, 62, of Ludlow passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 25, 2015 surrounded by his family. Born in Ludlow, MA December 23, 1952, he was the son of the late Walter and Claire (Krawczyk) Closser.

Eddie attended Indian Orchard schools and was a graduate of Holyoke Community College. He proudly served his country during the Vietnam War as a member of the U.S. Army. He worked for many years as a route driver for New England Coffee. He was well known for Eddies Beans, the product of his life long passion, roasting coffee. He and his wife Karen owned and operated K & E Restaurant in Ludlow for many years.

Eddie is survived by his wife of 25 years Karen (Skinner) Closser of Ludlow; his son Edward W. Closser Jr. and his wife Laura of Springfield; three daughters Laurie A. Closser of Orange; Kristina Closser and her life partner Kenny of Chicopee and Alisha Canoa and her husband Jimmy of Belchertown. He also leaves two brothers Walter Closser of Springfield and Wulf Closser of Portsmouth, ME and his sister Patricia Palmer of Ludlow. Edward is also survived by his four beloved grandchildren Stephanie, Logan, Alexis and Abigail along with his great-grandchild Ayden. Eddie also leaves his beloved family pets Rocky and Chloe.

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Funeral Services Celebrating Edwards life will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St, Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christial Burial at 11:00 AM in the Catholic Community of St. Elizabeth, Hubbard St, Ludlow, MA. Rites of Committal with Military Honors will be at 1:00 PM at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Agawam, MA

Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Main Street
Agawam, MA 1101

Catholic Community of Saint Elizabeth
181 Hubbard Street
Ludlow, MA 1056


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Born: December 23, 1952
Died: February 25, 2015

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Laurie posted on 2/28/15

R.I.P Daddy love and miss you!!!!


Kristina Closser posted on 2/28/15

Dad this message is for you. I love you so much and I am so proud to be able to call you my dad. I miss you so much already.. Dad its your time to rest and be pain free. Love you dad... rock the heavens!!!


Kristina Closser posted on 3/1/15

In lieu of flowers Donations in honor of our father Edward Closser may be made to Country Bank under Eds angels or by donating to gofundme.com under Eds angels. Thank you


alisha posted on 3/1/15

Dad, The last three months have gone by so fast I still cant believe your gone. I love you and miss you. You will live forever in our hearts!