Ronald  Klein

Obituary of Ronald Albert Klein

Ronald Albert Klein March 19, 1945 – September 18, 2021 Harriman, New York Ronald Albert Klein passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at his home in Harriman. He was 76 years old. Son of the late Albert J. Klein & Hedvig E. Forsstrom Klein, he was born on March 19, 1945 in Bronx, NY. Ronald was widely recognized as a devoted family man and he especially loved precious time spent with his three grandchildren at his second residence in Sandwich, MA on Cape Cod. Later in life, he and his wife loved visiting Ireland and shared a special trip to Paris, France. Ronald graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University B.S. and received a Master's Degree from Columbia University. He retired after 37 years working as a Quality Control Manager/Chemist for Metacomet, Inc and AGFA Corporation in Teterboro, New Jersey. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Monroe, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister and a Minister of the sick and attended daily Mass. Survivors include his loving wife, Maureen Fahey Klein at home; daughter Kristine Wagner & her husband Timothy of Monroe; son, James Klein of Monroe; brothers: Donald Klein & his wife Ellen of Oakland, New Jersey & James Klein & his wife Beverly of New Albany, Ohio; sister, Lorraine Gaidus & her husband Herb of Santa Rosa, California; three grandchildren: Andrew, Ashley & Averie, he was affectionately known to them as "Papa". He also had many nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made in Ronald’s memory to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research at https://www.michaeljfox.org, Grand Central Station P.O. Box 4777-New York, NY 10163-4777 and/or American Heart Association at https://www.heart.org, 7272 Greenville, Ave. Dallas, TX 75231. The family wishes to express deepest appreciation to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties Inc. and their talented and devoted staff that provided Ronald and Family such great comfort.
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