SSgt. Jeffrey E. Klynoot

Obituary
  • "Soldier on Staff Sergeant Jeff. You're in God's Brigade..."
    - Matthew Klynoot
  • "Jeff, I've always treasured our time together as kids......"
    - Christine Barber
  • "Dear Gene and Jean and family, Ed and I are sincerely sorry..."
  • "Spent a lot of time with Jeff buzzing around in the sky,..."
    - Denis Sullivan
  • "I just wanted to convey how sorry I am for your loss. You..."
    - Jessica Nixon

SSgt. Jeffrey E. Klynoot HARRISBURG Staff Sergeant Jeffrey E. Klynoot, 45, passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, after struggling with a lengthy illness. Jeff was born on June 7, 1969, in the Wilkes-Barre area. He was the son of Maj. Gen. (ret.) Eugene P. Klynoot and Jean M. Januszko Klynoot of Punta Gorda, Fla. Jeff attended elementary school in Swoyersville until moving to the Lebanon area with his family in 1978. He graduated from Northern Lebanon High School in 1987. Jeff was a member of Co. B, 628th Aviation Support Battalion at Fort Indiantown Gap. He was employed as a full time helicopter mechanic at the Flight Facility. Jeff joined the Army National Guard on July 25, 1986, and completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Dix, N.J., and helicopter repair training in Fort Eustis, Va. He completed a yearlong deployment to Iraq in 2009. He was the recipient of the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal w/Campaign Star, Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/Silver Hourglass and Mobilization Device, Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Asrmy Overseas Service Ribbon, Master Aircraft Crewmember Badge and numerous other Pennsylvania Service Medals. Jeff was an intelligent and caring person. He enjoyed fishing, camping, photography, and the company of family and friends. He was highly regarded for his technical expertise and known for his keen sense of humor. He lived his life with courage and commitment. He will be sorely missed by his parents, family, friends, and his loved ones. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his former wife, Monica Klynoot of Fredericksburg; his son, Airman First Class Derek M. Eisenberg and his wife, Devon; his daughter, Stella Klynoot; brother, Raymond P. Klynoot and his wife, Leslie and family of Louisiana; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and relatives; and Jeff's companion, Julie Hochberg of Harrisburg. A viewing will be held on Monday, June 23, 2014, from 2 to 4 and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory, Rt. 72 and Camp Meeting Road, Jonestown. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Tuesday, June 24, at 11:30 a.m. at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675; or to the Keystone Wounded Warriors, P.O. Box 475, Blandon, PA 19510. www.kreamerlumfh.com
Funeral Home
Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory - Jonestown
5 Campmeeting Road Rt. 72  Jonestown, PA 17038
717-865-5215
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Published in Lebanon Daily News on June 21, 2014
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