Andrew “Tiny” Klapal, 77, of Exeter, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday March 20, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.
Andrew was born in Pittston on December 29, 1941, he was the son of the late Andrew and Martha Wisnouskas Klapal.
He attended Exeter schools; he was a Blacksmith by trade.
For 42 years, he owned/operated the Ooh-Ooh Bird Café on Tunkhannock Avenue in Exeter. Tiny was known for being quick witted and great joke-teller, he had a knack for making people feel welcome, everyone was his friend, and he gave everyone a nickname or a number.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. His grandchildren were the apple of his eye, he was there for every baseball game or event possible, and they adored him. He will greatly missed by everyone.
Surviving are his wife Georgia Sutton Klapal; daughters Karen Nocito and her husband Frank, Hughestown and Andrea Kosierowski and her husband David, Exeter; grandsons Frankie and Andrew Nocito; sister Verna Kolman and her husband Jack, The Villages, FL; brother Raymond Klapal and his wife Carol, Randolph, NJ; numerous nieces and nephews.
A special thank you to Bayada Hospice, and Dr Baloga and his office staff Carol and Amanda.
Friends may call Monday, March 25, 2019 from 5pm-8pm at Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston. A blessing service will follow at 8pm in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Paint Pittston Pink, 133 South Main Street, Pittston.