Gene D. Klinger, 81, of Elizabethville, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at the Tremont Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Valley View, November 18, 1938, a son of the late Leon and Elva Harner Klinger.
Gene retired after 35 years with the former J.B. Shoe Factory, Millersburg. He was a self-employed contractor most of his life. Following retirement, Gene enjoyed working as a greeter at Wal-Mart, Elizabethville, where he made many friends.
In his younger years, he enjoyed hunting, bowling and racing go carts. He was also a member of the Harrisburg Builder's Association and the Tri-Valley CB club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Joy Shadle and a brother, Leon Klinger, Jr.
Surviving are his loving wife of 60 years, Jean M. Leffler Klinger; a daughter, Tammy Neiswender and her husband David, Gratz; a son, Michael Klinger and his wife Paula, Duncannon; three sisters, Dorothy Yeich, Mechanicsburg; Diane Mausser, Hegins and Rose Frantz, Erdman; two brothers, James Klinger, Harrisburg and Rodney Klinger, Sacramento; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, November, 11th at 11:30 am from Sweitzers Cemetery, Berrysburg with Rev. Mark Rothermel officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center, c/o Activity Fund, 44 Donaldson Road, Tremont, PA 17981. The family wishes to thank the staff at Tremont for the wonderful care given to their parents. The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Tower City has been entrusted with the arrangements. To send condolences to the family please visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com
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