Jose Clemente Jr.

December 17, 1986 - October 19, 2022
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Jose A. Clemente Jr., 35, of Ludlow, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.  Born in Northampton on December 17, 1986, he was the son of Joseph Clemente and Monique (Hawkins) Stifter.  A graduate of Ludlow High School, Joe earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from WNEU.  He worked as an Aerospace Engineer for Pratt and Whitney.  Joe was a loving father, son, brother and friend to many.  His children were the lights of his life and his greatest joy was spending time with them.  Joe had a generous spirit and joy for life that touched everyone.

Joe is survived by his former wife Elizabeth (Kingston) Clemente of Holyoke, his children Michael, Lucas and Madison Clemente, all of Holyoke, his father Joseph Clemente of Portugal, his mother Monique Stifter of San Antonio, TX; his brother Benjamin Stifter; his sisters Kimberly Clemente and her partner Thera Ardelia-Alley and Heidi Stifter and his niece Cassandra Ardelia-Alley. He also leaves an aunt and many cousins.

Visiting hours for Joe will be Thursday, October 27, 2022 from 5:00-6:30 PM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 6:30 PM.  Burial will be private, at the convenience of the family.

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Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home


64 Sewall Street
Ludlow, MA 01056

Service Information

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Time: 6:30 pm

Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home


64 Sewall Street
Ludlow, MA 01056


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Born: December 17, 1986
Died: October 19, 2022

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The staff of Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home.


Daphne & George Sohocki posted on 10/27/22

Our sincere condolences to our friend, Monique, and her family for your terrible loss.


Wes Burrous posted on 10/25/22

Joe, I so enjoyed working with you. You are such a wonderful person. Rest in peace.


David G. Vose posted on 10/25/22

Joe, You are a great guy and a pleasure to know you and work with you at P&W. We had some fun times and laughs. So sorry to see you leave us way to soon. See you on the other side my friend! Rest in peace. David G. Vose