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November 5, 1935 - September 6, 2019
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Josephine (Janiszewski) Klein, age 83 of Scranton, passed away Friday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband of 24 years, Heinrich (Henry) Klein, on June 6th.
An Exeter native, Josephine was born on November 5, 1935 and was the daughter of the late Leonard and Josephine Koharsky Janiszewski. A graduate of the former Exeter High School, she then began raising her family of seven children. She worked for the Royce Hotel and, prior to her retirement, at Telespond Senior Services.
She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and watching her favorite game shows. Singing and listening to music were also two of her favorite pastimes. She belonged to The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, South Abington Twp. To be loved and missed forever, Josephine is now reunited with Henry.
She is survived by her loving children, Wyatt Westover and wife Reyne of NV, Mark Westover of Scranton, Adrienne Troutman of Throop, Crystal Zanca and Sandy of Johnstown, Vivienne Sherman and husband Jeff of FL. and Joan Westover and husband Robert Smith of Scranton and with whom Josephine resided; 17 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; a great great grandson; a brother, Henry Janiszewski of Exeter; a sister, Lorraine Nash of CA.; and many nieces and nephews.
A daughter, Allison Westover and eight siblings also preceded her in death.
Family and friends may pay their respects on Thursday between 10:00 AM and noon in the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge. In lieu of flowers, memoial contributions may be made in Josephine’s name to Telespond Senior Services c/o 1200 Saginaw St, Scranton, PA 18505.