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Dick E. Kline

Monday, January 7, 2019 @ 08:01 AM

Posted by Dylan Cyphert

kline, dick paper picDick E. Kline, 94, of Rimersburg, PA, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019, at his home.

He was born June 19, 1924 in Rimersburg, son of the late Frederick E. and Mary C. (Rugh) Kline.

Dick will be remembered with love by his daughters, Cathy J. Carmichael and husband, Bob, and Mary G. Kline, all of Rimersburg; granddaughters, Rachel Kindel and husband, Scott, Rebekah Nellis and husband, Jason, and Sarah Meals and husband, Mike; and seven great-grandchildren, Grace and Micah Kindel, Caleb and Kyle Nellis, Erika and Brooke Meals, and Valerie Anthony and husband Travis; and great-great-granddaughter, Ellison Anthony; and niece, Paula Lojak.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 67 years, Rosalyn Jean “Rosie” Kline, whom he married June 28, 1948 and who passed away December 9, 2015, his daughter, Martha J. Kline, who passed away April 5, 2017; and a brother, Fred Kline.

In high school, Dick worked at Cooks Market for Chuck and Stella Cook.

He would sometimes drive a truck to the Strip District in Pittsburgh to pick up produce for the market.

Dick is a World War II Navy veteran.

He was a corpsman on the hospital ship USS Tranquility.

On August 3, 1945 the Tranquility was dispatched to the Palau Islands to receive the survivors from the USS Indianapolis and transport them to Guam.

Dick was a member of the VFW Post 7132 and the American Legion Shearer-Shick post 454.

In 2014 on Memorial Day, Dick received an award from these organizations “for his service to his country and in appreciation for his 68 years of service to the Rimersburg Veterans of Foreign Wars and his 35 years of service to the Rimersburg American Legion and in recognition of his service to the community of Rimersburg.” He was also a member of the Rimersburg American Legion Honor Guard.

Dick and his wife, Rosie, completed their study at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.

After receiving his funeral director’s license, he joined his father-in-law, Ronald Moore, in the Moore Funeral Home.

As the years went by, it became the Moore-Kline Funeral Home. When Ron passed away, the funeral home became Kline Funeral Home and Dick and Rosie operated it until they sold the business in 1990 and retired.

Dick was also the secretary of Rimersburg Boro.

He worked with some great councilmen and councilwomen over the years.

He retired in December 2013 after 55 years of service to his community.

1n 1999, Dick received the Citizen of the Year award for his commitment to the town that he loved.

He was a long standing member of the Rimersburg Lions Club and the Community Club.


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