ASHLAND — Russell M. Klinger, 24, of Fairground Road, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital, Coal Township.
He was born in Danville, June 24, 1988, a son of Russell Klinger, of Ashland, and Jill Klinger, of Elysburg.
He graduated from North Schuylkill High School and attended Penn State University
, Schuylkill Campus. He was a member of the National Honor Society and the Laborers' International Union Local 158.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are a sister, Bonnie Klinger; grandparents, Robert and Bonnie Miles, of Elysburg, and aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Russell and Helen Klinger.
KLINGER — Russell M. Klinger, 24, of Fairground Road, Ashland. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Ashland, with the Rev. Don Allison officiating. Interment will be in Citizens Cemetery, Lavelle. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. Thursday until the time of service at the funeral home. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.kullfuneral.com.