TRENTON - Stephen A. Klidzia IV, 26, of Trenton, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at his home. He was born in Trenton and raised in Bensalem, Pa., where he lived most of his life, before moving to Trenton in 2012. He was currently employed at the AutoZone store on North Olden Avenue in Ewing. Previously, Stephen was a self-employed hardwood floor contractor. He was a class of 2004 graduate of Bensalem High School. Steve loved to sing and he sang in his high school choir and with the Bensalem Presbyterian Church choir. Additionallly, he studied the art of Karate, enjoyed drawing, fishing, swimming and camping. In Steve's younger years he enjoyed going to Philadelphia Park race track with his father, who is a retired jockey, and sit and interact with the horses.
Paternal grandson of the late Stephen A. Jr. and Suzanne Klidzia, and nephew of the late Lucille Klidzia-Harrison, he is survived by his parents: Stephen A. Klidzia, III of North Trenton and his mother, Paula L. Thullen of Trevose, Pa., his sister and brother-in-law, Stephanie A. and Justin, Sr. Ortholf of Mullica Hill, his brother, Connor V. LaBau of Trevose, Pa., his maternal grandfather, Donald W. and his wife Peggy Thullen of Bensalem, Pa., maternal grandmother, Joyce E. Britton of Ewing, a nephew, Justin Ortholf, Jr. and niece, Brianna Ortholf, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Winowicz Funeral Chapel, 865 Brunswick Ave., North Trenton, with the Rev. Fr. Kevin Kimtis, of St. Gregory the Great parish, officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hamilton. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and again from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (time of service) Tuesday at the funeral chapel.
Published in The Trentonian on January 27, 2013