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John S. Klingler

April 7, 1932 — October 18, 2021

New Berlin

John S. Klingler, 89, of New Berlin entered into rest on Monday, October 18, 2021 at Evangelical Community Hospital.

Born on April 7, 1932 in Jackson Twp, Snyder County, PA a son of the late Foster J. and Hazel L. (Herman) Klingler.

John was a graduate of Selinsgrove High School class of 1950.

He than enlisted in the US Air Force on January 13, 1951 serving until his honorable discharge on Sept. 25, 1954

John worked as a UPS Delivery Driver in the area for many years. Earlier in life he worked as a mechanic for Capital Airlines in Washington DC.

He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, New Berlin.

He was also a member of the Buffalo Valley Sportsman Club, and the UPS Breakfast Club.

He enjoyed deer and elk hunting with his family, fishing, reading, and spending time with family.

John helped build Habitat for Humanity homes, faithfully supported the Williamsport Food Bank, and volunteered for the New Berlin fire Company with meal preparations.

Surviving is his longtime fiancee, Mary Bowersox of Mifflinburg, one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Sandy Klingler of Mifflinburg, three daughters, Andrea J. Klingler and companion Teri of Mifflinburg, Janet D. Neidig and husband Robert Neidig of Mifflinburg, Jane M. Klingler and fiance Gregory Wagner of Mifflinburg, six grandchildren, Clint W. and wife Penny Neidig (Jonathan, Mason, and Parker), Nicole Neidig ( Hunter and Savannah), Brandi and Mario Ciccarella, Josh Wagner (Staci), Matt Wagner (Kelly Jo), and Kelly Wagner, 9 great grandchildren, three sisters, Marion Jarret of Lewisburg, Jean Klingler of Lewisburg, Louise Reep of Roanoke, VA, and one brother, Foster Klingler Jr of San Antonio Tx.

He was preceded in death by his wife Wanda J. (Matters) Klingler, two brothers, Leroy Leitzel, Richard Klingler, two sisters, Irene Ammon, Betty Klingler.

At John's request a graveside service for the family will be conducted at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in John's memory may be sent to Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, 3301 Wahoo Drive Williamsport PA, 17701

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Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.
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