Peter Klein, Jr.
January 20, 1919 - February 14, 2012
PETER J KLEIN, Jr
Age 93, born January 20, 1919, to Theresa and Peter Klein Sr, passed peacefully on February 14, 2012 into Eternal rest. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Dorothy Makowski Klein(2007). Pete was the last surviving member of the the well known sandlot baseball city league championship team from the South Side that was comprised of the 9 Klein brothers and coached by their father during the 1930’s. He was a former employee of the Brunning Company and completed his career as Vice President of the Engineering Division at FL Haus Co. Pete was a member of St. Teresa of Avila church for over 50 years and a member of the Knights of Columbus #3907. He was an avid sports fan, but his greatest passion and source of pride was the large family that he and Dorothy lovingly reared together. He proudly shared stories about his children and grandchildren with everyone. Pete was a kind and generous man of great faith who touched the lives of many during every phase of his life. In addition to his wife, Pete is predeceased by his two infant children Mary Margaret and James Peter, daughter-in-law Joanne(1998)and son Peter Andrew (2009). He is survived by his children Tom (Paula) of Cranberry Twp, Jim (Sally) of Millvale, Mike (Linda) of Mason OH, Col. Martin, USAF, Ret. of St. Louis MO, Mary (Dan) Powell of Cranberry Twp, Rosanne (Mike) Cully of McCandless, Germaine (Michael) Krzan of Columbus OH and daughter-in-law Caelan Klein of Elk Rapids MI, 26 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at T.B. DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, 806 Perry Hwy Friday February 17 from 1-4 and 6-8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday at 1 PM at St. Teresa of Avila Church, Perrysville, The Most Reverend David A. Zubik officiating with Fr. Robert Vular concelebrating. Entombment immediately following at Holy Savior Mausoleum, Pine Twp. The Klein Family would like to thank the dedicated and caring staff of Concordia of Cranberry for their exemplary care of their beloved “Petey”, as well as the supportive staff of Good Samaritan hospice. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the McGuire Home, new Brighton PA or to The Dorothy Klein Memorial Scholarship c/o The Catholic Foundation 257 E. Broad St Columbus OH 43215.