Harley Klinger Sr., 75, of Mountain Top, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.
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Born Sept. 26, 1938, in Mabel, he was a son of the late Russell Klinger Sr. and Lillian Carl Klinger.
He attended Butler schools and worked for Howard Renninger Coal Mine and numerous other mines.
He also enjoyed motorcycles, hunting, country music (most recently he attended a Merle Haggard concert), fishing and feeding squirrels.
Harley is survived by his wife, the former Pearl Gahres; two sons, William Gahres, Mountain Top; and Harley Klinger Jr., Ashland; two daughters, Tammy Bowman; and Kim Klinger, Mountain Top; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one brother, Donald Klinger, Ashland; two sisters, Fern Markovsky, Cresco; and Linda Kehler, Montana; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by 15 brothers and sisters.
Services will be at 6 p.m. Monday from Rodger T. Bunnell Funeral Home, 435 Market St., Bloomsburg, with the Rev. Allen Acor officiating.
Burial will be in Weisample Cemetery at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. until the time of service Monday.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger Medical Center, 100 Academy Drive, Danville, PA 17821.
The family would like to thank the ER and M/S 5W staff at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center for all the care that they provided. Thanks to Celtic Home Health.
Friends unable to attend may send condolences at bunnellfuneralhome.com.
Rodger T Bunnell Funeral Home
435 Market St Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Published in Citizens' Voice on Dec. 28, 2013