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Jack L. Klinger

November 23, 1945 ~ November 8, 2022 (age 76) 76 Years Old


Jack L. Klinger, 76, of Harrisburg, passed away Tuesday afternoon, November 8, 2022, at Heritage Mills Personal Care Home, Tower City.

Born in Erdman, November 23, 1945, a son of the late Ray and Elba Tschopp Klinger. 

Jack began his career as a machinist at Brubaker Tool and TRW. He worked for 28 years as a plant manager at Bracalente Manufacturing, Trumbauersville. He then began his own business, Klinger Manufacturing. After retirement and moving to Orwin, he began his own trucking business, Klinger Hauling.

Jack was literally a "jack-of-all trades." He had the foresight and determination to get things done correctly. He took great pride in renovating his farm homes in the Lehigh Valley, Pillow, and Orwin. Jack enjoyed hunting, fishing, and woodworking.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Klinger.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Judy A. Miller Klinger; two daughters, Tammy Trayer and her husband Glen, Idaho and Tara Yohannan, and her husband John, Colorado; two grandchildren, Taylor and Austin Seager; two great grandchildren, Riley and Willow; two brothers, William Klinger, Millersburg, and Ronald Klinger, York; two sisters, Shirley Miller, Sunbury, and Ruth Haupt, Florida; numerous nieces and nephews.

Following Jack's wishes there will be no formal services. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Residential Hospice, 100 Sterling Pkwy #110, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050.

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