Walter H. Closser

January 30, 1949 - June 6, 2018
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Walter H. Closser, 69, of Springfield passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Son of the late Henry and Claire (Krawczyk) Closser, he was born at Ft. Bragg, NC on January 30, 1949. Walter loved sports, especially the Red Sox and Celtics.

He is survived by his sister Patricia Palmer of Ludlow; his brother Wulf Closser of Portland, ME; his sister-in-law Karen Closser, of Ludlow and his close friend and caregiver Bob Salvetti. Walter also leaves several nieces and nephews Freddie Palmer, Edward Closser Jr, Laurie Closser, Alisha Canoa and her husband Jimmy and Kristina Closser. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Edward Closser in 2015.

Walter’s family would like to thank Bob Salvetti and all the caregivers for the loving care provided to him over the years.

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Visiting hours for Walter will be Monday, June 25, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA.

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Burial will be private, at the convenience of the family.


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Born: January 30, 1949
Died: June 6, 2018

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