SMETHPORT - Virginia L. Klein, 83, of Louisville, Ky., died Wednesday (July 1, 2015) at her home in Louisville, after a lengthy illness.
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She was born March 7, 1932, in Farmers Valley, a daughter of Guy and Kittie Miles Raught. On July 20, 1952, in Port Allegany, she married Claude E. Klein, who died Aug. 18, 2000.
Mrs. Klein was a graduate of Hazel Hurst High School and was employed by the former Market Basket of Smethport.
She was a member of the First Church of God in Eldred.
She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Norgrove of Louisville, Ky., and Claudia Eck of Bradford; two sons: Terry Klein of Linden, Tenn. and David Klein of Kernersville, N.C.; 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Mary Walker in California, Gerry Nunn of Hazel Hurst, Esther Johnson of Lewis Run, Carol Stroup of Mount Jewett and Adda Swanson of Smethport; two brothers, Guy Raught and Dick Raught, both of Hazel Hurst; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers.
Visitation will be held at the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, from 6 to 8 p.m. today and on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time funeral and committal services will be held with the Rev. James A. Kazimer, pastor of the First Church of God, Eldred, officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the First Church of God, 142 Main St., Eldred, PA 16731.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., Smethport.
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc.
2 Bank Street
Smethport, PA 16749
Published in The Bradford Era from July 6 to July 13, 2015