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John Klinger

1954 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
John Klinger Obituary
Klinger, John
1954 - 2017
John Norbert Klinger, 62 passed on November 5, 2017 at St Ann's Hospital in Westerville, Ohio after waging a courageous battle against COPD. John was a 1973 graduate of North High School in Columbus. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service, Beechwold Branch after 33 years as a letter carrier. He was a steward and trustee for many years in the NALC. He was preceded in death by his parents, Norbert Francis and Mary Eloise (Schwendeman) Klinger and mother-in-law Mary Jane Mirasola. Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 34 years, Eileen (Mirasola) Klinger, sons Joseph Klinger of Gahanna and Ryan Klinger of Maumee; brother Reverend Charles F. Klinger of Westerville; sisters Joyce Klinger of Joliet, Illinois and Janet (Larry) Dowda of Lancaster, Ohio; father-in-law Gene Mirasola of Toronto, Ohio; brother-in-law Kevin (Tami) Mirasola of Houston, Texas; nephews, Phillip Dowda and Tony Mirasola and niece, Audrey Mirasola; Uncle Richard (Carolyn) Klinger of Cincinnati; Aunt Virginia Schwendeman of Beverly, Ohio and many cousins. John had an amazing savant like recall of sports history, enjoyed fishing and spending time with his wife and sons. The family expresses gratitude to the caregivers, physicians and nurses at St. Ann's with a special sincere thanks to ICU nurse extraordinaire "Cindy" who was a true angel of mercy. Friends may call 4 to 7 PM Thursday, November 9, 2017 at HILL FUNERAL HOME, 220 S. State St., Westerville. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, November 10, 2017 at St Paul Catholic Church, 313 N. State St., Westerville. Rev. Fr. Charles Klinger Celebrant. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends may donate in his memory to the . Remembrances may be shared at www.HillFuneral.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Nov. 7 to Nov. 8, 2017
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