June Isabelle Klingensmith, 100, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019. She was born April 2, 1919, in Gilpin Twp. She was the daughter of the late Logan and Goldie Cribbs and the wife of the late Walter S. Klingensmith. She worked for Pugliese Flower Shop in Leechburg and Butler Mushroom Co. in Winfield. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Leechburg all her life and was married there June 26, 1937. Walter and June were married for 77 years. She was a charter member of the Gilpin Twp. Fire Co. Auxiliary. She enjoyed oil painting, playing cards, gardening, traveling with her friends, vacationing at the ocean, doing flower arrangements and loved spending time with the family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; brothers, Logan and Robert. She is survived by her daughter, Betty J. Sipe (David) of East Oakmont; her granddaughters, Dr. Kelly Lynn Russo (Steven) of Annapolis, MD and Stacy Lynn Filkovski (Jeffery) of Elm City, NC; Godson, Robert Johnston (Lynda Jayne) of Monroeville; great grandchildren, Avrey Lynn, Marcus David, Ariel Lynn, Mira Isabelle, and Jack Jeffery; sisters, Dorothy Games of Gilpin and Lona Lee Keagle of Kittanning; brother, Harold Cribbs of Gilpin; many nieces and nephews who were very special to her and many wonderful friends who she cherished.
Friends were welcomed by the family from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019, at the First Lutheran Church, 358 Main St., Leechburg with her pastor, the Rev. James V. Arter III officiating.
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