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Robert Klein, age 79, of Groveland, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Orlando Regional Medical Center. Born in Bronx, New York, on Sept. 27, 1937, he was the son of the late Samuel and Claire Berger Klein. Following his high school graduation, he received his certification from the New York Institute of Photography and began his career as an Industrial Photographer in Electronics. Robert also served in the United States Army.

On Sept. 24, 1960, in Bronx, New York, he married the former Carol Schlig, his wife of nearly 57 years who survives him. In 2006, Robert and Carol relocated to the Groveland area.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Gary of California; and his daughter, Laurie (Tom) Klein-Gonzalez of New York. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jonathan and Danielle.

A graveside funeral service was held at Beth El Cemetery in Westwood, New Jersey. In memory of Robert Klein, the family requests contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, St Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105, or http://www.donors@stjude.org

Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando.


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