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Anthony G. Klym

May 16, 1937 ~ January 12, 2022 (age 84)

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Anthony G. Klym, 84, died unexpectedly Wednesday January 12, 2022 at his home. He was born May 16, 1937 in Derry, a son of the late Tony and Anna Krinock Klym.
Tony graduated from Derry B in 1955, was a US Army Veteran, and had retired from the Glass Beads Company in Latrobe. In his younger days, he enjoyed playing high school football and softball. In his later years, he golfed and bowled, participating in various leagues with his wife and other members of his family. He loved listening to music, watching sports, and reporting to his daughters about the hummingbirds at his feeders. For many years, he tended bar at the former Italian Club in Derry and he held memberships in the Slovak and Greek Clubs.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Leolla J. Mattey Klym; two sisters, Anna Irvin and Mary Ann Flowers; two brothers, his identical twin, John P. Klym and Robert.
He is survived by his four daughters: Tracy A. Krider of Youngwood, Toni Lee Klym (Jeff Cline) of Wilmington, NC, Tina Klym-Snyder (Michael) of Greensburg and Terry A. Klym (Bob Hamilton) of Youngwood. Also surviving are two brothers, James Klym of Latrobe and Thomas Klym (Debbie) of Bolivar; three sisters, Dolores Klym and Julia Chockla, both of Derry, and Cathy Camarote (Dominick) of Latrobe. Tony leaves behind one grandson, his best buddy, Garrett Hamilton, with whom he shared a love of model trains, Derry Railroad Days, and Altoona's Horseshoe Curve. He also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Saturday from 1-4pm (masks are required) in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry.
Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com. 

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