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Joann E. Kline

Thursday, July 18, 2019 @ 08:07 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

6436106_fbsJoann E. Kline, 84, of Huey Road, Rimersburg, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at the Clarview Nursing and Rehab Center near Sligo.

Born February 16, 1935, in Beaverdale, Cambria County, PA, she was the daughter of Henry and Catherine (Gregg) White.

Joann graduated from Union Joint High School in Rimersburg in 1953.

She was married on May 11, 1953, to Ronald L. Kline and he survives.

Joann was a member of the New Athens Church of God of Prophecy near Rimersburg.

Joann worked for more than 42 years at the Clarview Nursing and Rehab Center as a CNA, Physical Therapy Aide, and activity director. She also was the president of the AFSCME Union at the nursing home for five years.

She enjoyed reading, crocheting, doing puzzles, spending time with her family, and was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan.

In addition to her husband Ron, she is survived by a daughter Deniese Thatcher and her husband Gerard of Sharon, PA, one son; Dennis Kline and his wife Kathie of Rimersburg, six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Joann is also survived by a sister, Bonnie Ringgenberg of The Villages, FL, and a brother Donald White of Dexster Missouri.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters; Donna White, Louise Cool, and Beverly McNamara and a brother, James White.

Joann’s family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2019, at the Varner Funeral Home in Sligo. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2019, from the funeral home with the Rev Dale Gallo, Pastor of the New Athens Church of God of Prophecy, officiating.

Interment will follow in the Cedarview Memorial Park near Strattanville.

The family suggests memorials be made to the New Athens Church of God of Prophecy, 24 Traister Road, Rimerburg, PA, 16248.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

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