Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.


Walter Kleber, died peacefully at his home surrounded by family on February 8, 2020 at the age of 100.  Predeceased by his beloved wife, Irene (née Zilch) and his son, Robert.  Survived by his devoted son, Kenneth Kleber and his wife Barbara.  Cherished grandfather of Robert, Dawn, Kenneth and Justin Kleber, and great-grandfather of Lauren and Emily.  Also survived by several loving nieces and nephews, and his daughter-in-law, Jackie Kleber.  Predeceased by his brothers, Henry, Harold and Raymond.

Walter was born in Guttenberg, NJ to the late Elizabeth (née Henry) and Henry Kleber, and was a Navy veteran serving during WW II, a member of the Cresskill American Legion Post #21, and a self-employed knitter of needlecraft and knitwear in West New York, NJ.

Visiting Wednesday, 9 AM – 1 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Avenue, Dumont.  Interment, with Military Honors, directly to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Walter’s memory to a charity of your choice.


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Please be advised that we are open & available to serve you during your time of need following temporary guidelines set forth under NJ Executive order 107.

In order to comply with the new regulations, we are requesting that all funeral gatherings & visitations do not exceed 10 people.

We encourage friends of the family to visit our obituaries page to send condolences online. Funeral arrangements can be made via telephone and email to limit exposure. Cemeteries are also required to follow health code restrictions concerning attendance at interments and entombments.

We continue to receive updated information from the Federal Government, Center for Disease Control, and the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association to ensure that the information provided is current.

To acquire more information visit cdc.gov/coronavirus.