John F. "Jack" Kielczweski, 77, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Mary T. (Loud) (Aylward) Kielczweski. Son of the late Chester J. and Helen E. (Pomponio) Kielczweski, he was born and raised in Boston. Jack was a graduate of South Boston High School, Class of 1961. He resided in Stoughton for over 40 years. He was a proud member of the Local 33 Roofers Union in Stoughton for 28 years before retiring in 2007. He also volunteered for the Election Committee with his union for many years. In his retirement he worked as an Inspector at Tremco Incorporated for 10 years. Jack was a member of the John Alden Sportsman Club in Plymouth and the Braintree Gun Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, skiing, gardening, traveling and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. He was an avid Boston sports fan who especially loved the Patriots. He also enjoyed trips to Castle Island with his friends but his greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Jack was the stepfather of Joseph P. Aylward of Boston, Francis "Roy" Aylward of Palm Coast, FL, Catherine P. Bell and her late husband Michael of Davenport, FL, Barbara E. Creighton and her husband Patrick of Bridgewater, Mariann "Yanna" Capps of Mansfield and Michelle D. Igo and her husband Stephen of Braintree and grandfather of Steven Aylward and his wife Jessica of Freetown. He was the brother of Rosemarie (Pomponio) Lynch of Quincy and her partner Skip Nielsen of Carver, Linda M. Swenson and her late husband James of Key Largo, FL, Richard Kielczweski and his wife Linda of Quincy and the late Chester Kielczweski. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Richard Acker and is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt. 27) Stoughton on Tuesday, August 24 at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at St. James Church, Stoughton at 10 AM. Visiting Hours Monday from 4-7 PM. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton. Donations in Jack's memory may be made to The Arc of Massachusetts (for Down Syndrome), 217 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453.