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Gene D. Klinger

November 18, 1938 ~ November 4, 2020 (age 81)


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

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Graveside Service
November 11, 2020

11:30 AM
Sweitzer Cemetery
St Rt. 225
Berrysburg, PA 17005

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