KLEINBERG, DONALD RALPH Entered into rest Donald Ralph Kleinberg June 29, 2013 at Highland Health Care Facility in Cheshire, Connecticut after a long illness. He was born in Waltham, Massachusetts on November 15, 1922, the son of Karl and Julia (Rapp) Kleinberg. He grew up in Worcester Mass, graduated from Classical High School in 1940, honorably discharged from the Army in 1946 and graduated from Harvard University in June, 1949 with a degree in English. He came to New Haven, CT in 1966 as Director of Information and Development at Yale New Haven Hospital till 1978. He loved classical music, reading the New York Times, King Tut, Asian art and great food. He was the ultimate corresponder. He is survived by daughters Elizabeth K. Zimmitti of Cheshire, CT, Susan R. Kleinberg of Kauai, HI and Roger A. Kleinberg of Wallingford, CT and grandchildren Christopher and David Zimmitti of Cheshire, CT., Marco Politi of Marin County, California and Alexandra Piper Ross Kleinberg of Denton, TX. Predeceased by a son Dana R. Kleinberg formerly of Kitsap County, WA. and two sisters Dorothy Hoel and Elsie Carlson formerly of Worcester, MA. A memorial service will be held at The Church of the Redeemer, 145 Cold Spring Street in New Haven at 2pm on Sunday, July 7, 2013. Memorial Donations may be made to the
, 1463 Highland Ave., Cheshire, CT 06410-1216 Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the MONAHAN, COX, SMITH & CRIMMINS FUNERAL HOME, 11 Wooster Place, New Haven.
Published in The New Haven Register on July 6, 2013