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Glenn C. Klingensmith, 85, of New Castle passed away the morning of Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Golden Hill Nursing Home.
Born in New Castle on Feb. 5, 1932, he was a son of Harold R. and Florence M. Gibb Klingensmith.
On Feb. 14, 1959, he married the former Yvonne "Bonnie" Czartorski. She survives him at home.
After graduating from Shenango High School, he served in the Army.
He retired in November 1990 from the U.S. Postal Service, where he was employed as a mail carrier for 33 years.
He loved cars and was a member of Rapid Tappets Car Club and National WPC (Walter P. Chrysler) Club. He also enjoyed gardening and outside yard work.
Glenn participated in Relay for Life, volunteered for Meals on Wheels for 13 years and for Habitat for Humanity for 20 years, and also worked on the renovations for the McGill Learning Center.
He was a member of Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church, where he was involved with the Tri M Class.
Besides his wife of 58 years, survivors include a daughter, Lori (Steve) Uhing of Aliquippa; a brother, Joseph Klingensmith of Alford, Florida; a sister, Sara Brest of New Castle; a grandchild, Jordan Uhing; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a brother, William D. Klingensmith; and a half-sister, Nettie Mae Master.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A funeral service will take place immediately following visitation at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. David Watson officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Glenn's name to Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church, 220 Clen-Moore Blvd., New Castle, PA 16105; American Cancer Society, 525 N. Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406; or Habitat for Humanity, 138 W. Washington St., New Castle, PA 16101
Online condolences or shared memories may be offered to the family by visiting www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on July 31, 2017
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