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Schuylkill County Obituaries

William J. Klein, 68 – US Navy Veteran

William Joseph Klein, 68, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, at Lebanon VA Medical Center, Lebanon.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, on July 2, 1953, he was a son of the late Alice C. (Drew) and Louis C. Klein.

He was the husband of Christine (Triplett) Klein.

He served in the Navy and was a member of Bible Tabernacle Pentecostal Church, Schuylkill Haven.

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He was a graduate of Myers High School and then Lackawanna Community College, where he graduated with an associate degree.

William was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Klein, and sister, Elizabeth Johnson.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Kimberly Clay, wife of Chuck, Pine Grove, Tracey Fisher, wife of Duane, Berwick, Wesley Klein, husband of Allison, St. Johns, Fla., and Lorna Shollenberger, wife of Jamie, Pine Grove; grandchildren, Kyle, Rebecca, Ty, Lexi, Jade, Bryce, Shayleen and Ethan; two great-grandchildren; and sister, Martha Ann Norton, wife of Frederick, Medidan, Conn.

A Celebration of Life funeral service will be held at noon Thursday, Oct. 28, at Bible Tabernacle Pentecostal Church, Schuylkill Haven, with the Rev. Ward Ketch officiating. A viewing for family and friends will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to International Fellowship of Christian and Jews, P.O. Box 96105, Washington, DC 20090-6105. Interment will follow in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

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