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Obituary of Richard John Klenkel, Jr.
Richard John Klenkel Jr. passed away on July 5, 2023 in Glen Cove, New York, at age 63. Born in Glen Cove to Richard “Dick” Klenkel and Doris Klenkel, Richard graduated from Glen Cove High School in 1978. After earning his Bachelor’s in Accounting from the University of Rhode Island, Richard enjoyed a long-standing career as a CPA and financial advisor. He was a proud lifelong resident of Glen Cove and an active parishioner of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church for over 27 years. He enjoyed boating on the Long Island Sound, biking, scuba diving, and spending time with his family. Above all, he was a proud and devoted father to his two daughters, and a loving brother and son.
He is survived by his daughters Brianna Klenkel Campbell and Meredith Klenkel, son-in-law Michael Campbell, former wife Deirdre Klenkel, and sisters Suellen Galluccio and Laurie Klenkel. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Doris Klenkel.
Funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on July 15, 2023 at 10 o’clock in the morning. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home on July 14, 2023 from 4 o’clock until 8 o’clock in the evening. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his name to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church