Arline Klimko


Arline (Dowiak) Klimko, 85, of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017.  Born and raised in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, she resided in Garfield, NJ before moving to Fair Lawn in 1964.  She was a parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church in Fair Lawn.  Arline enjoyed Bingo, trips to Atlantic City and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.

A graduate of Hackensack Hospital Nursing School, she was a Registered Nurse with Saddle Brook Hospital for 30 years before retiring.

Beloved wife of Joseph Klimko.  Loving and devoted mother of John Klimko and wife Siobhan, Joseph Klimko, Jr. and wife Jennifer and James Klimko and wife Alexandra.  Cherished grandmother of Allison, J.T., Lauren, Jillian, Matthew and Evan.  Dear sister of Donald Dowiak.

The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 4-8 PM at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A Funeral Mass is planned for Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 10:30 AM at St. Anne R.C. Church, 15-05 St. Anne Street, Fair Lawn, NJ.  Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Saddle Brook,

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Arline to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148 would be appreciated.

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Worked with Arline at SBGH...Wonderful nurse, teacher and woman...Sorry I am unable to attend services.. My sincere condolences to family on Arline's passing. Dianne Gallick
Dianne Gallick
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