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Mable E. Klinger, 93, of Selinsgrove, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, at the Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove.

She was born Sept. 23, 1922, in Northumberland, a daughter of the late John Allen and Mabel Grace (Fultz) Hassinger. On Sept. 15, 1940, she married Guy Wardel Klinger who preceded her in death on April 14, 2010.

Mable was co-owner of Eberts 5 to $1 till its closing of the store in 1975. She later worked in food service at the Selinsgrove Center from 1976 until her retirement in 1990.

She was a member of Christ United Methodist church, Selinsgrove.

Mable enjoyed reading and family gatherings at the river.

She is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, John R. and Ruth Ann Klinger, of North fort Myers, Fla., and Timothy A. Klinger, of Sunbury; one daughter and son-in-law, Debra A. and George Lehman, of Shamokin Dam; five grandchildren, Gail J. Klinger, of Selinsgrove, Kristine E. Bealmear and husband, John, of Fredericksburg, Va., Jason Klinger and companion, Shelly, of Wake Forest, N.C., Jesse Klinger and wife, Heather, of Selinsgrove, and Kevin Lehman and wife, Nicole, of Danville; seven great-grandchildren, Terre Fabricatore, Brandon Bealmear, Connor Bealmear, Cameron Lehman, Carly Lehman, Cara Lehman, and Samatha Klinger; and one great-great-grandchild, Liam Bealmear.

She was preceded in death by one brother, John A. Hassinger Jr.; and two sisters, Genevie Neidig and Carrie Heckert.

The funeral service will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Contributions in Mable's memory may be made to the American Red Cross, North Central Pennsylvania Chapter Office, 249 Farley Circle, Lewisburg, PA 17837.

Arrangements are by the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove.
Published on September 17, 2016
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