Eleanor R. Klein

Eleanor (Norzie) Klein, 84, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013 at Manorcare in Kingston.

Born July 14, 1928, she was a daughter of the late John and Nellie Madden Klein.

Eleanor was a graduate of St. Mary's High School, Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Villanova University and Catholic University.

After serving in Korea as an Air Force nurse, Eleanor spent the majority of her life in Philadelphia. She worked primarily as a nursing administrator at Germantown Home and Celestial Village nursing homes.

Eleanor was preceded in death by her brother, James Klein; and sisters, Ruth Amesbury, Rita Bustin and Mary Dunbar.

She will be greatly missed by her nieces and nephews, Mary Rita Pugliese, Jack Bustin, Charles Bustin, Robert Bustin, Kathleen Taroli, William Amesbury, Norine Amesbury, John Dunbar, Mary Ann Rosengrant, Mary Ellen Fulton and James Dunbar; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

A celebration of Eleanor's life will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday from McLaughlin's – The Family Funeral Service, 142 S.h Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, with Funeral Mass at 1:30 p.m. in the Church of St. Aloysius. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Memorial donations may be made to St.Vincent de Paul Kitchen, 39 E. Jackson St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711.

Permanent messages and memories can be share with Eleanor's family at www.celebrateherlife.com.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Mar. 19, 2013