Dr. John R. Klenowski, of Wheeling, died Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born December 6, 1934 in Wheeling, the son of the late John and Sophia (Socha) Klenowski.
A licensed independent social worker he received his doctoral degree from West Virginia University in 1985. Much of his career was spent as the associate executive director of Community Mental Health Services in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Most recently he worked at Tri-County Help Center, St. Clairsville, as a licensed independent counselor.
John is survived by his wife, Marie (Chieffalo) Klenowski, of Wheeling; daughters, Cynthia Karrasch, of Grove City, OH, and Brenda (Dan) Steiniger, of Wheeling; grandchildren Adam Karrasch, Ryan Karrasch, Cody Duffy and Michael Steiniger; one sister, Martha Wojcik (late Fred Wojcik), and two brothers Paul (Janice) Klenowski, and Dennis (Barb) Klenowski; many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 4-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 12 pm at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Msgr. Paul Hudock as celebrant. Inurnment will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com
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