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Eleanor Elva Klinger, 93 – Loved Cooking

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Eleanor Elva Klinger, 93, life long resident of Spring Glen, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 13, 2020 at The Gardens of York Terrace, Pottsville.

She was born on April 14, 1927, in Valley View, PA, a daughter of the late Daniel and Verna Schucker Miller.

She attended Hegins Township Schools.

Eleanor was a homemaker most of her life, loved cooking and enjoyed spending time with her family. In the past she had worked for the former Philmark Mfg, Valley View .

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She was a member of Pine Creek United Methodist Church, Spring Glen.

In addition to her parents, Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin H. in 2011, a son Dennis, brothers Bruce and John Miller, and sisters Evelyn Smith, June Heim, and Mary Alice Deibert.

She is also survived by her daughter, Ann L. and husband Jeff Hepler of Sacramento; son, Donald M. and wife Cindy Klinger of Monongahela; three grandsons, Rev. Brad and wife Tonya Hatter of Selinsgrove, Todd and wife Marci Klinger of Monongahela, Jeffery and wife Becky Klinger of Monongahela; granddaughter, Lori and husband John Neiswender of Muncy; seven great grandchildren; sister, Phyllis and husband Eugene Hepler of Fairless Hills; several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at Buffington-Reed Funeral Home on Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 11:00 am, with Rev. Benjamin Scholl officiating.

A viewing will be held from 10:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home.

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Burial will be made in St. Mark’s Cemetery, Spring Glen.

Memorial contributions can be made to Pine Creek United Methodist Church, C\O Norman Lettich, 428 Fearnot Road, Sacramento, PA 17968.

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be left for the family at

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