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Gale M. (Kovalich) Kleha

April 17, 1947 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 72)


Gale M. Kleha, 72, of Harrisburg and formerly of Shenandoah, passed away on Saturday, June 8th at Hershey Medical Center.  She was born on April 17th, 1947 in Ashland, Pa to the late Joseph T. and Mary “Petrock” Kovalich.

Gale was a 1964 graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School in Shenandoah, then went on to earn her teaching degree from Bloomsburg University.  She worked as a teacher for many years having taught in several school districts.  Gale enjoyed traveling, but her favorite pastime was spending time with her children.

Besides her parents, Gale was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph E. Kovalich.

Surviving is her husband, Joseph M. Kleha, 1 son, Joseph D. Kleha (Rebecca) – Florida, 1 daughter, Kristin Singer (Michael) – Harrisburg, an Aunt, Eva Koch – Shenandoah, and cousins.

Gale will be laid to rest in the Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Pa on Wednesday, June 12th at 11am

Contributions in Gale's memory may be made to:
Penn State Children's Hospital (Hershey Campus)
 600 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
(800) 243-1455.

To send flowers to Gale's family, please visit our floral section.


June 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Indiantown Gap Rd.
Annville, PA 17003


Penn State Children's Hospital
600 Univiersity Dr., Hershey PA 17033
Tel: 1-800-243-1455

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