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Obituaries

December 11, 2012

Joseph Koloski, 55

St. Augustine, Fla. — Joseph was the son of the late Shirley (Abbott) Guilianelli and William P. Koloski. Born in Beverly and was raised in Hamilton. Joseph shared 18 years of marriage with Susan (Roberts) Koloski.

He had a love of animals taking in and rescuing strays.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Tara McClosky; a brother, Robert Koloski and his companion, Bea Clancy of Ipswich, Janet Bowen and her husband, Melvin of Ipswich and Rhonda Martin and her husband, Charles of Danvers; stepfather, Fred Guilianelli of Beverly. Joe had one granddaughter and two grandsons as well as many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his son, Joseph Koloski; his brother, William Koloski; and his sister, Paula Koloski.

Joseph passed at Flager Hospital, St. Augustine Florida of lung cancer.

ARRANGEMENTS: Arrangements are being handled by St. John's Family Funeral Home in St. Augustine, Florida.

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