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Joseph E. Kilka

January 10, 1929 ~ June 20, 2018 (age 89)

Joseph E. Kilka, 89, died on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco. He was born on January 10, 1929 to Joseph and Frieda (Mutter) Kilka in New York.


On June 3, 1950, he married Elizabeth Romano in New York. They spent 30 years together until her death on April 19, 1980.


Joseph worked as a waiter at several restaurants in New York, until he retired at the age of 65. He has lived in Biddeford for the last 17 years with his daughter and son in law.


He is preceded in death by his grandson, Andrew Rossignal.


Joseph is survived by:

His son, Joseph A. Kilka and his wife Pamela of Elmar, NJ

His daughter: Lenore Rossignol and her husband Richard of Biddeford

As well as 5 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren


Visiting hours will be private. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 25, 2018 at St. Joseph Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in New York later.  Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St, Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit

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