Roy A. Kline, Sr., 78, of Kutztown, died Nov. 10, 2013 in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Fern M. (Adam) Kline, whom he married Sept. 29, 1962.
Born in Maxatawny Township, he was a son of the late William H., Sr., and Carrie E. (Dey) Kline.
He was a member of Zion Moselem Lutheran Church, Kutztown.
Mr. Kline was a U.S. Marine Corps
veteran serving during the Korean War
He worked in the maintenance department at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown for more than 27 years until his retirement in 1996.
Roy was a member of Kutztown Fire Company.
He was an avid hunter, and enjoyed playing card and spending time with his grandsons.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Roylene R. (Kline), wife of Anthony C. Jarrett, Mertztown; son, Roy A. Jr., husband of Michele M. (Fick) Kline, Reading. Other survivors include sisters, Catherine (Kline) Pieller, Robesonia, and Marion P. (Kline) Pieller, Kutztown; brother, Dennis C. Kline, Kutztown. There are also four grandchildren, Andrew C. and Aaron C. Jarrett and Cody A. and Tanner M. Kline. He was predeceased by sisters, Lovie, Helen, Mae, Elsie, Anna and Nancy; and brothers, Jonathon, William, Jr., George, Francis, Dallas and Robert.
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 15, at 11 a.m. from Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., 333 Greenwich Street, Kutztown, with Diaconal Minister Linda S. Zawaski officiating. Interment, with military honors, will be in Hope Cemetery, Kutztown. Friends may call Friday, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home.
The family requests contributions be made to Zion Moselem Lutheran Church Tannenberg Organ Fund, 340 Moselem Church Road, Kutztown, PA 19530. Online condolences may be recorded at www.ludwickfh.com.