Kathleen M. Klein
AGE: 70 • Middlesex
As of 12:40 am on Thursday, May 22, 2014, God gained a new Irish Catholic Angel. Kathleen M. (Perridge) Klein, 70, lost her battle with pneumonia and cancer at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville. Born in Brooklyn to her late parents William James and Ann (Carlton) Perridge, Kathleen had lived in Hazlet before settling to Middlesex in 1974. She was a devoted homemaker who loved spending time with her family and spent countless years rounding off her husband Gene's rough edges.
Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her three siblings; Virginia, Sister Joan Catherine and William Perridge along with daughter-in-law Mary (Countryman) Sibree. Kathleen leaves behind her loving husband and soul mate of over forty years, Gene and her four devoted children; Barbara Sibree-Rodriguez (Ruben) of Middlesex, William Sibree (Susan) of Hamilton Square, Dianne Novak (Joseph) of Stockertown, PA., and Gene Klein (Lea) of Flemington. She will be deeply missed by her cherished grandchildren; Megan and Kelly Sibree, Nicholas, Noelle and Daniel Novak, Alyssa and Ruben Rodriguez and Eddie and Tommy Klein and by her dear siblings; Robert Perridge (Betty) of Florida, Anne Heavey of California and Lois Walker of Connecticut.
A memorial gathering celebrating Kathleen's life will be held on Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 12:00 pm until 3:00 pm in the Middlesex Funeral Home, 528 Bound Brook Road, Middlesex, NJ 08846. A religious service with Father Peter Suhaka officiating will be held at 2:45 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations sent to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 would be appreciated. To send condolences to the Klein family, please visit www.MiddlesexFuneralHome.com
Middlesex Funeral Home
528 Bound Brook Road Middlesex, NJ 08846
Published in Courier News on May 23, 2014