Ralph M. Kline, 80


Ralph M. Kline, 80, of Pot-Nets Lakeside in Millsboro, formerly of Hamilton Square and Newark, N.J., passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at the Bayhealth Center in Dover.

Kline was born on May 7, 1926, in Ringtown, Pa., son of the late Carson and Hattie (Hauck) Kline. He was a retired millwright foreman. Kline was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy, and a member of the American Legion Post#28 in Oak Orchard.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Dolores A. (Morgan) Kline; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jacqueline and Bruce Doherty; a niece, Kelley Smith, and husband James; a nephew, Bruce Doherty, and wife Marlene; a nephew, Paul Kline, and wife Janice; a nephew, Robert Kline Jr., and wife Barbara; a niece, Claudia Kline; and an abundance of great-nieces and great-nephews.

A memorial service was scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006 at 11 a.m. at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Long Neck Rd., Millsboro. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions in Kline’s name to the Long Neck UMC Building Fund, 32051 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro, DE 19966.