Service Date September 30, 2020
Service Location Piasecki Funeral Home
Funeral services honoring Kenneth’s life will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at the Piasecki Funeral Home.
Interment will take place in All Saints Cemetery.
A visitation for Kenneth will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Due to public health concerns, and in compliance with the CDC guidelines, only 50 people will be permitted to enter the funeral home at one time. For the safety of our guests, you may be asked to wait outside. Social distancing will be maintained and those in attendance are required to wear a face covering. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this difficult time.
Kenneth M. Clemente, age 81, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.
Born in Chicago, IL on July 4, 1939, he was the son of the late Max and Grace (Borgenson) Clemente. Kenneth graduated from St. Mel High School in 1957.
From 1957 until 1960, Kenneth proudly served our country in the U.S. Army as a Radio Relay & Carrier Operator. He then entered the National Guards in Illinois until May 1963.
Kenneth was united in marriage to Nina Bacalzo. Their union was blessed with 4 sons, Chris, Ken, Nick, and Mike. Their union was later dissolved. He then met Alyce Halket and gained two stepdaughters, Denise Halket and Tracy Halket Chiappetta.
Kenneth was a mechanic for GM and owned and operated his drapery business. He loved horses and enjoyed horseshoeing and jumping racehorses. He enjoyed traveling, camping, tennis, golf, and fixing things around the house for family. Kenneth was known for taking his two dogs, Misty and Frosty with him for car rides, bike rides, camping and playing with them every chance he had.
He is survived by his children, Chris (Tenley), Ken (Melissa), Nick (Marve) and Mike (Erica); his significant other, Alyce Halket; his step daughters, Denise Halket and Tracy Halket Chiappetta; his grandchildren, Mearieta, Molly, Marc, Deniana, Marco, Dasha (Travis), Katelyn (Josh), Cassandra and Alex; his great grandchildren, Brooklyn, Jaxin, Natalie, Robert and Saffire; his sisters, Jeanette Hocking and Loretta (Felino) Bacalzo; and his former wife, Nina Clemente.
In addition to his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by his beloved dog, Frosty.