Joseph William Kiliany, 75, of North Haven passed away suddenly on Monday
April 22, 2019 at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of thirty-seven years to Kathleen Baker Kiliany. Born in Bridgeport on June 24, 1943, he was the son of the late William Joseph and Jean Betty Southard Kiliany. Joseph worked as a plastics engineer for various companies. He enjoyed his daily trips to the gym, hunting, and golfing with friends. Joseph had a love of the water and spent time at beaches and on boats throughout his life. He thoroughly enjoyed his role as a grandfather, attending many sporting events, dance recitals, and school activities. He is survived by his children, daughters Lisa Ecke and Trisha Kiliany, son Scott and daughter-in-law Cam Kiliany. Loving grandfather of Michael John, Jacob and Caroline Ecke and Atticus and Lorelai Kiliany. Also survived by the Nelson Family who were a special part of his life. Predeceased by a brother Richard Kiliany and a sister Lori Kiliany.
Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Friday evening, April 26th , at 6:00. Calling hours for family and friends begin at 5:00 until time of service. Should friends desire, flowers may be sent to the North Haven Funeral Home or memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook Street, I-91 Ctr. #3, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.