THOMAS S. KLEIN age 77, beloved husband for 51 years of Joan (nee Simoncic); loving father of Denise Jarmuszkiewicz (husband Joseph), Thomas (wife Kelly), Steven (wife Terri), and Lynn Thomas; devoted grandpa of 11; cherished son of the late Adam and Mary (nee Kopachka); dearest brother of Maryann Dureiko (husband Edward, deceased); dear brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle of many. U.S. Navy Veteran.
Tom was born on November 18, 1938 in Cleveland and passed away on March 28, 2016. He was a resident of Willoughby Hills for 48 years, formerly of Willowick. Tom graduated from East Cleveland High School and Moler Barber College. He was a member of Barber Union Local 129 and co-owned Tom & Willy’s Barber Shop on E 185th. Tom also owned a bar “Tom’s Place” on E. 40th and St. Clair. He loved softball, baseball and golf. Tom owned a boat, enjoyed fishing and going on hunting trips to Southern Ohio. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Tom had beautiful green eyes, was witty, charming, outgoing, and “knew everyone.” He will be remembered as a friendly and very likable man who had a lot of friends.
Contributions may be made in Tom’s memory to Hospice of the Western Reserve 17876 St Clair Ave, Cleveland, OH 44110. Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Celebration of Life Service with Military Honors Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 7:30 PM at THE FUNERAL HOME. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Tom at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) THURSDAY 3-7:30 PM.Print This Obituary & Condolences