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“Dear Claire and family,We are so sad to hear of Vinny's passing. You both were so wonderful to us and our children. We know you are blessed and...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Kusch - Waltham, MA

“I will always remember Vinnie out enjoying his backyard, watching our children play, or just enjoying peaceful times. Special thoughts to Claire, Al,...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Tina Cross - Waltham, MA

“Dear Claire & Family, we were so sorry to hear of your beloved Vinnie's passing.Although we were next door neighbors for only a year you both left a...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Wallace - MA

“Me Kiejzo was a kind man and wonderful neighbor. He will be missed. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: The Condon Family - Waltham

“I have good memories of Claire and Vinnie sitting in their back yard, enjoying the summers. We often exchanged greetings over our adjoining back...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Frani Cross - Waltham, MA

“MY UNCLE VINNY,THIS WAS MY MOTHERS BROTHER,HAD A HEART OF GOLD,CAME TO THIS COUNTRY AND FLOURISHED.IF YOU OR ANYONE EVER HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: MICHAEL ANANIA - SMITHFIELD, RI

“My times with Vinney at the summer place, at Scarbough Beach, which lasted 6 summers.. Big Brother, I will miss you and never forget you. Say...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Edward Kirol - Santa Maria, CA

“Our back yards connected. He was a great neighbor & family man. I hung out with the kids, too. Claire is a wonderful person, too. So many memories of...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Paula Fitzsimmons-Harris - MA

“Condolences to my friend Al, along with Claire and the whole family. I have fond memories of Mr. Keijzo calling us a bunch of "rascals " and of him...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Karen Nugent (Fitzsimmons) - MA

“I have so many fond memories of Mr Kiejzo, he and Claire bought their home on Kingston Road, the same year we did. The two of them have been...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kathleen Hall - Mountain View, CA


FUNERAL DAY HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FRIDAY, JANUARY 5TH. MASS WILL BE AT 10 AM AT OUR LADY'S CHURCH --- WAKE HOURS REMAIN THE SAME; WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3RD FROM 2 TO 4 AND 6 TO 8 PM.

Waltham - Mr. Vincent A. Kiejzo, of Waltham, died at home with his family gathered at his side on Saturday, December 30, 2017. He was 89.

Vincent was born January 10, 1928 in Vilno, Poland, a son of the late Anthony Kiejzo and Louise (Kulik) (Kiejzo) Kirol. He immigrated to the United States in 1937 settling in Providence, Rhode Island. Vinnie honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He married Claire A. Cheetham on November 20, 1954 in Saint Mary's Church in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. A job opportunity at Raytheon Corporation in Waltham afforded them a move first to Somerville where they lived for over two years before making Waltham their home in 1958. He worked as an electronics technician for over 37 years before enjoying retirement in 1995.

His interests including reading, gardening and tending to his yard at home and time spent with his family but especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his sister, Louise Anania.

He leaves his wife of 63 years, Claire; their children, Alexander R. Kiejzo of Milford, Susan C. Lambert and her husband, Bruce of Nashua, New Hampshire and Michael V. Kiejzo of Waltham; his brother, Edward Kirol of Santa Maria, California; his grandchildren, Jennifer Hinkle and her husband, William, Amanda Hurd, Mathew Hurd and his wife, Gwen, Christopher Hurd and his wife, Tammy, Melissa, Devon, Hannah, Jonathan and Derrick Lambert, Vincent Kiejzo, Lianne Kiejzo and her fiancé, Justin Richards and Anthony Kiejzo; his great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Avery, William, Benjamin, Lily, Scarlett, R.J., James, Harry and Cloie; nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Vincent's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Wednesday, January 3rd from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 pm. again at 9 a.m. on FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 5TH before leaving in procession to Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge.

Memorials in his name may be made to Our Lady's Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02452.

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