Janis B. Kleckner

Janis B. Kleckner, 91, of Allentown died Saturday, December 9, 2017 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the widow of George R. Kleckner. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Harold W. and Minnie A. (Reichard) Geidner. Janis was a 1944 graduate of Allentown High School and a 1947 graduate of the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing. Janis was a registered nurse at the former Allentown Hospital for 40 years before retiring in 1991 as a nursing supervisor. She was a member of the Lehigh Valley Hospital Retirees, life member of the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Hogan’s Social Club. Janis was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Allentown.

Survivors: Son, Jeffrey D. Kleckner with whom she resided; nephews; nieces. She was predeceased by siblings, James, Bruce, Grace, Harriet, Donald and Barbara.

Funeral Service 11:00AM Wednesday in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th & Hamilton Sts., Allentown. Call 7 to 8:30PM Tuesday and 10 to 11:00AM Wednesday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Janis’s memory to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 38 S. 8th St., Allentown, PA 18101 or Lehigh Valley Health Network, Office of Philanthropy, 2100 Mack Blvd., P.O. Box 1883, Allentown, PA 18105-4000.

* close window *