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John E. Klamer

August 18, 1934 ~ September 27, 2020 (age 86)


YOUNGSTOWN — John E. Klamer, 86, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

John was born Aug. 18, 1934, son of the late John and Vera (Jones) Klamer Sr.

He was a veteran of the Army, stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. from 1953-1956 and served in the reserves until January 1962.

John married the former Roberta “Gaye” Simcox on Dec. 14, 1956; she died Feb. 3, 2004.

He became a craftsman and worked for various companies in the Youngstown area during his career. John was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church and the Saxon Club, where he enjoyed spending time with his friends. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and was an avid Steelers fan.

John was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Roberta; a son, Paul Klamer; a daughter, Kay Klamer; a brother, David Klamer; a sister, Delores Gomor; and two nieces and nephews.

A very special thank you to his neighbors, Harry and Mike, for their friendship, kindness and help to John over the years.

There are no services. John will be interred with his family in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Arrangements are by the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel.


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Graveside Committal Service

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