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Barbara J. Kleinfelter


Barbara J. Kleinfelter, 52, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Friday, January 19, 2018 at M.S. Hershey Medical Center.

She was born June 28, 1965 in Lebanon and was the loving daughter of the late Richard McLaughlin.

Barbara was a member of the Middletown Presbyterian Church. She was retired from PHEAA and was a member of the Liberty Fire Co. women’s auxiliary and a lifetime member of the Londonderry Fire Company. Barbara loved to crochet, enjoyed arts and crafts, and was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 24 years, Robert Kleinfelter; son, Christopher M. Kleinfelter; and sister, Ellen (McLaughlin) Boyer.

A tribute to Barbara’s life will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main St., Middletown, Pa., with the Rev. Bruce Humphrey and Rev. Donald Potter officiating. There will be a viewing on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday.

Interment will be at Middletown Cemetery, Middletown.

Memorial contributions may be made in Barbara’s name to American Cancer Society, 112 Sipe Ave., Hummelstown, PA 17036.

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