Rose Klenck (née Rovetto), 97, of Dumont, died peacefully on February 25, 2023. Loving mother of Rosemary Klenck, William (Rogene) Klenck, Nancy (Timothy) Wilkins.  Cherished grandmother of Emily and Kelsey Wilkins, dear sister of Sue Brueck and sister-in-law, Antoinette Rovetto, loving aunt to many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews. Predeceased by beloved husband, Harold Wm. Klenck (2003), her parents Costantina and Giuseppe Rovetto, brothers Salvatore, Daniel, and John, and sisters-in-law Mary and Ruth (Rovetto).

Rose was raised in North Bergen, NJ, and Hackensack, later lived in West New York, and moved to Dumont in 1959. Rose was a bookkeeper with Roofer Supplies of Bergenfield for many years, enjoyed traveling, was a big fan of the Yankees, enjoyed Bingo and parties at the Dumont Senior Center, and was instrumental in the planning of 50 years of family reunions.

Visiting Thursday, March 2nd, 4-8 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., Dumont.  Funeral Mass Friday, March 3rd, 9:30 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Dumont.  Interment Madonna Cemetery, Fort Lee.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rose’s memory to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital ( or the Dumont Ambulance Corps, 108 Brook Street, Dumont, NJ 07628.  


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