Welcome to the memorial page for

Donald C. Klingerman

June 3, 1937 ~ November 11, 2017 (age 80)

Donald C. Klingerman, 80, of Nuremberg, passed away Saturday afternoon at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton.

Born in Hazleton, on June 3, 1937, he was the son of the late Merlin and Mayme (Croll) Klingerman and has spent much of his life in Nuremberg.

Donald served in the US Army and was a member of the American Legion, Nuremberg.  He was employed as an instrumentation technician working at power plants in several states.  He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Nuremberg. Donald enjoyed dancng, traveling, and vintage cars.

He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by a sister Ruth Yurcho; two brothers, William D. and James L. Klingerman; and a step-daughter Pamela Hershelman.

Surviving are two children Carole Klingerman and her fiancée Peter Chenail, Griswold, CT; and Christopher Klingerman, Zion Grove; two step-daughters Yvonne Landis and her husband Jeff, Sugarloaf, and Sandy Rizkalla, Freeland; two grandchildren Mitchel and Tess Marie; one great-grandson Adison; four step grandchildren; a sister Dolores McNamara, Drums; and several nieces and nephews in the area.

His funeral will be held Thursday at 10:30 am from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (West) 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen, with his pastor, the Rev Philip Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Nuremberg Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday evening 6-8 PM.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave, Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110; or the North Union Township Park, PO Box 657, Nuremberg, PA 18241.

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 Service Information

November 15, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harman Funeral Home
1265 Rock Glen Road
Rock Glen, Pennsylvania 18246

Funeral Service
November 16, 2017

10:30 AM
Harman Funeral Home
1265 Rock Glen Road
Rock Glen, Pennsylvania 18246

November 16, 2017

11:30 AM
Nuremberg Cemetery
Mahanoy Street
Nuremberg, Pennsylvania 18241

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