Victor Walter Kawalec, Jr., 79, of Clifton on August 3, 2009. Born in East Orange, he lived in Newark before moving to Clifton in 1963, and was a parishioner of St. John Kanty RC Church, Clifton. An Air force Veteran of the Korean War, Victor was a Stockroom Supervisor for the Clifton Board of Education, where he worked for 17 years, retiring in 2000. Beloved husband of the late Helen (Ruszel) who died in 1995. Devoted father of Ellen Haslett and her husband John of Butler, John and his wife Maria of Elizabeth, Steven and his wife Kathleen of Clifton. Dear brother of the late Barbara Shapinski. Loving grandfather of Amber and Victor Haslett, and Marlene Kawalec. Funeral Mass Thursday 10 AM at St. John Kanty RC Church, 49 Speer Ave., Clifton. Kindly meet at the church. Interment, St. Michael's Cemetery, South Hackensack. In lieu of flowers, donations made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN, 38105, www.stjude.org, would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements under the direction of the Shook Funeral Home, 639 Van Houten Ave., Clifton. www.shookfh.com.