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Obituary of M. Sue Klein
Sue Klein, 81, of Locust Valley, New York died peacefully at home on Saturday March 7, 2020. Loving wife of the late William T., Sue was the beloved mother of William R. (Sarah W.) & Lynn E. Capstick-Dale (Simon R.) . She was the proud and loving grandmother of William G., Katherine W., Elizabeth T., Charles S. and Katherine E. who all adored her and will miss her terribly. Sue was the dear sister of Irene Sanders, Mary Jo Pendeville & Sandra Allison. Sue was a beloved member of her family and community and will be always remembered for her generous and loving spirit and wonderful laugh.
Born in Burgettstown Pennsylvania, Sue attended Westminster College in Pennsylvania where she met her future husband, William T. Klein. They married and moved to Locust Valley to raise their family. Sue was a beloved Kindergarten teacher at Locust Valley Primary School for many years and always found joy in seeing her grown up students and their families in and about town. After she retired, Sue was an active member of many groups in Locust Valley including the Locust Valley Garden Club and The Friends of the Locust Valley Library. With great pride and dedication, Sue managed the book lending library at the Locust Valley train station. She was diligent in her efforts to maintain the selection of books and had very high standards for the organization and presentation of the library at the station. She was very proud to be recognized in an article in Newsday for her efforts. Sue also loved to garden , play mahjong with friends and enjoyed going into New York City for the ballet, an art opening or a Broadway show with her grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be at Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove on Thursday March 12 from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm. A Funeral Service in celebration of Sue’s life will be held at the Reformed Church of Locust Valley on Friday March 13 at 11am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Friends of The Locust Valley Library, 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley, NY 11560. www.DodgeThomas.com