NEWTON - Mark J. Klippel, 45, of Newton, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover.
Born and raised in Clifton, he was the son of Frank W. Klippel, of Clifton, and Annette Giglio, of Stroudsburg, Pa., and grandson of Catherine Piontek, of Stroudsburg, Pa. Mark is survived by his loving fiancée, Leigh Ann Sabia, of Newton; brother, Frank J. Klippel, and wife, JoAnn Klippel, of Hamburg; sister, Faith A. Raciti, of Boonton Township; daughter, Jessica Klippel, and granddaughter, Tori Juliann, of Effort, Pa; nieces and nephews, Jennifer Christie and family, Laura Bloomer and family, Brian Klippel and family; and his faithful companions, Spencer and Walker.
Services were private at the request of the family. Donations can be made in Mark's memory to: John Theuer Cancer Center, Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation, P.O. Box 417290, Boston, MA 02241-7290, 201-996-3720, or online at www.hackensackumcfoundation.org
Donation notifications or condolences can be sent to MarkKlippelMemorial@gmail.com
. Arrangements by the Lakeview Memorial Home, Clifton. www.lakeviewmemorialhome.com