Shelly Ann Klinger, 57, of Williamstown passed away Thursday evening, April 1, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family, after a courageous five year battle with ovarian cancer.
Born in Pottsville, May 3, 1963, a daughter of the late Ronald and Diane Carl Underkoffler. Shelly was a 1981 graduate of Williams Valley High School. She began working for the former AMP, Inc., in 1997 and continued to for the next 22 years, retiring in 2019 from the now TE Connectivity, due to her cancer. She really enjoyed her job.
She was a member of Our Lady of Help of Christian Catholic Church, Lykens and a social member of the Williamstown American Legion. Shelly faithfully recited the Rosary with the St. John the Baptist Rosary Group.
Shelly lived her life for others, always putting their needs above hers. Her life became complete when she became a "Nene" to her four grandchildren. They were the light of her life.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by brother-in-law, Jim Klinger.
Surviving are her husband of 36 years, Gary W. Klinger; a daughter, Ashley Guyeski and her fiance Justin Wiest, Williamstown; a son, Tyler Klinger and his wife Nikki, Tower City; her beloved grandchildren, Blake Bender, Tucker, Kaydence and Brinley Klinger; a sister, Yvette Pfeffer, Pine Grove; two brothers, Kelly and Jamie Underkoffler both of Tower City; her aunt and uncle, Jack and Gail Carl, Williamstown; an aunt, Patsy Klouser, Florida; sister-in-law, Cindy Klinger, Williamstown; two brothers-in-law, Ronald "Deek" Klinger, Tower City and Tom Klinger, Lykens. Nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, April 6, 2021, from Our Lady of Help Christian Church, with Rev. Michael Opoki, AJ as Celebrant. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery, Williamstown. Visitation will be from 10-11 am at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations in Shelly's memory can be made to Our Lady Help of Christian Church, 732 Main Street, Lykens PA 17048.
The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., has been entrusted with the arrangements. To send condolences to the family visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com.
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