Full Name: Paul I. Klein
Date of Death: Friday, April 30, 2021
Wayne – Paul Klein, age 87, resident of Wayne, NJ and former resident of Fair Lawn died Friday, April 30th. Paul was born in Brooklyn, NY to Jules and Molly Klein. He was raised in Newark, NJ where he enjoyed his high school years at Weequahic and as a young boy spent each summer at Camp Mohegan with his cousins. After he graduated New York University he worked in a number of positions but then spent most of his career as a buyer in the hardware and houseware industry. During his retirement, Paul worked, for 18 years, at Jewish Family Service as coordinator of the Meals on Wheels Program. There he coached and counseled Jewish immigrants as they settled in. He provided job preparation and placement, as well as found them apartments and care for their children. Paul found this work enormously fulfilling. Paul married Marlene Douglen, also of Newark, in 1957 and they enjoyed 63 years together. Paul is survived by Alison Klein and grandchildren Justin Weiner and Rebecca Weiner, and Shelly and Stu Gold and grandchildren Maddy Gold and Billy Gold. A graveside funeral will be held at Mount Moriah Cemetery on Sunday, May 2 at 1:00 PM. Charitable donations can be made to Fair Lawn Hadassah and Jewish Family Service of Teaneck. Paul Klein was loved dearly by his family and will be deeply missed. Arrangements by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn NJ.