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On Aug. 25, 2017, Dale Lee Klemm, 56, of Cumberland went to be with his Savior, Jesus.
Born in Oyster Bay, N.Y., Dale was preceded in death by his parents, Keith and Evelyn (Ehman) Klemm, and brothers, Keith Lyle and Drew Alan.
Dale is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Amy (Cummins) Klemm; sons, Khyle, Jared and Nathanial (Woog); and daughter, Olivia, all at home. He is also survived by his mother, Helen (Mahaney) Klemm; his brother, Dean Klemm (Joanne); and his sister Karen Hammond (James), all of Baltimore; his other parents, Earl and Shirley Cummins of Fairhope, Pa.; brothers-in-law, Steven (Lisa) Cummins of Lexington, S.C., Kelly (Kelly) Cummins of Colorado Springs, Col., Stanley (Wendy) Cummins of Stewartstown, Pa., and sister-in-law, Lorraine (Terry) Hannah of Darlington. Dale is also survived by many cherished, extended family and friends, too numerous to list.
Dale graduated from Dundalk High School in 1978 and received his pharmacy degree from the University of Maryland in 1984. He received his M.B.A. from Loyola University in 1991. Dale was also in the process of, and only two courses shy of completing his PharmD from Shenandoah University. For the past 33 years, Dale has worked as a pharmacist in several locations but most recently at Western Maryland Regional Health System and Potomac Valley Pharmacy. He was highly respected and loved by his colleagues.
Dale loved his family and friends and never met a stranger. His love for God was exemplified through his heart for missions and passion to share the Gospel. Dale adored his children, loving nothing more than spending time with them, along with cycling, running, kayaking, fishing, shooting and camping. He was an avid reader and life-long learner. Dale was a loving son, brother, husband, father, uncle and friend. He will be sorely missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
Friends will be received at Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 15205 McMullen Highway SW, Cresaptown, on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Central Assembly of God in Cumberland, from 10 to 11 a.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at Central Assembly of God on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at 11 a.m. by Pastor Tim McGregor following Wednesday's visitation.
Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, LaVale.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Hands and Feet Ministries, 300 Colonial Drive, Waynesburg, Pa. 15370.
The family would like to extend their deepest, heartfelt gratitude to the first responders and the emergency personnel who worked tirelessly for Dale.
Condolences for the family may be left at www.ScarpelliFH.com.
Published on August 27, 2017
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