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Lawrence G. Klopfle, 50

January 09, 2022

Lawrence G. Klopfle, 50, of Lancaster, PA, and formerly of Philadelphia passed away at his residence on January 9, 2022.

He was the husband of Elysa“Ellie” Eidle Klopfle, with whom he shared 11 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Lawrence G. and Margaret “Marge” Smith Klopfle. Larry was a graduate of North Catholic High School in Philadelphia, and from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, where he received his degree in Culinary Arts. He loved to cook and had previously worked as a chef at the Willow Valley Retirement Communities in Lancaster.

In addition to his wife, Ellie, he is survived by his sister, Heather married to Jeffrey Joniec of Millersville. Larry loved his cats, his “fur babies”: Lexie, Max, Angel and Clara. He was a devoted husband and Uncle to 19 nieces and nephews.

Larry was a huge American history buff and enjoyed watching old war movies and John Wayne movies. He enjoyed collecting knives, going to the shooting range, and loved to listen to music, especially old school rock and roll. He was also an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan.

Friends will be received on Monday, January 17, 2022 from 10-11AM at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church, 2600 St. Albans Drive, Reading, PA, with the Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11AM. Interment will be private in St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery in Lancaster.

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Condolences to the Family

January 14, 2022

Deep peace to you, Ellie, as you mourn. May God’s grace and the friendship of others sustain and support you during this time. 

January 14, 2022

Ellie my heart and prayers are with you and your familly in this difficult time . Please accept for sincere condolence. Patrine 

Visitation
Monday, January 17, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church
2600 St. Albans Drive
Reading, PA 19609
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2600 St. Albans Drive
Reading, PA 19609
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