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Mae B. (Noble) Kleffel

December 1, 1932 ~ May 8, 2019 (age 86)

Mae B. (Noble) Kleffel, 86, of Kutztown, passed away Wednesday evening at Penn State Health St. Joseph’s. She was the widow of Kenneth L. Kleffel, Sr., who died March of 1992.

Born December 1, 1932 in Easton, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Edith (Fioravanti) Noble.

Surviving are her children; James K. husband of Teresa Kleffel of Kutztown, Kenneth L., Jr., husband of Christina R. Kleffel of Maidencreek Township, Keith L. Kleffel of Kutztown, and Lori L. wife of Keith Crammer of Wernersville.

Also surviving are her grandchildren; Denise M. wife of Clayton Fetter of Oley, Jaime L. Kleffel-Gruber of Sinking Spring, Michael J. husband of Tanya Kleffel of Hamburg, T.J. Kleffel of Washington, D.C., Julia M. wife of Sean Quinlan of Kutztown, James M. Kleffel of Kutztown, Allison Kleffel, Kaylee Kleffel of Maidencreek Township, Vikki wife of Jason Kauffman of Mt. Penn, and Derek husband of Jackie Crammer of Shillington.

There are 9 great-grandchildren.

Mae is also survived by her siblings; Susie, Millie, Betty, Anna, John and Raymond.

She is predeceased by her grandson, Cody L. Kleffel, who passed away in February of this year. She is also predeceased by her half-brother, Ricky Kissinger.

Mae graduated from Central Catholic High School. She worked as a professional babysitter for many years. She was known for her cooking, especially her secret spaghetti sauce recipe. She will be remembered for her kind heart and her fierceness.

Services will be held for Mae at the Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc, Temple, on Wednesday at 10:30 AM with Rev. E. Michael Camilli, M.S.C. officiating. Interment will follow in the Berks County Memorial Gardens.

Friends and family are invited to call Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 pm, and again Wednesday from 9:30 until the time of services.

Condolences may be offered at

Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with arrangements.

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