Jeffrey Craig Kline

Born: Fri., May 9, 1952
Died: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019


Memorial Mass

11:00 AM Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
Location: St. Peter & Paul Church


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Jeffrey Craig Kline of Easton, MD died on October 8, 2019. He was 67 years old.
Jeff retired from Kline Machinery as President in 2012 from years of success in the CNC industry.  Jeff's first job was painting cars and he enjoyed buying and restoring vintage and classic cars.  Jeff was very talented in creating anything from wood such as walking sticks to cutting boards.  Jeff was also an avid tennis player and later played paddle tennis with his wife and friends.  Jeff was extremely close to his Mother and Father and still called his Mother every day.
Jeff enjoyed watching and cheering his son, Sean, on as he played sports, especially tennis.  Jeff had a personality that would fill a room with love and laughter.  He was a great man, husband, father, son and beloved friend to anyone that was close to him.  
Jeffrey leaves his loving family behind to cherish his memory; his wife, Moira Kline, mother, Jackie Kline, son, Sean Kline, brother Terry Kline and wonderful cousins, nieces and nephews.
He will be missed.
A Memorial Mass will held on Oct. 14, 2019 at St Peter & Paul Church in Easton at 11am with a Reception immediately following at the Elks Lodge in Easton.
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Beth Harhai
   Posted Thu October 10, 2019
My condolences to the Kline family. You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
God Bless,
The Harhai Family - Beth, Doug, Caitlin & Christian

Tiffany Sweeney
   Posted Fri October 11, 2019
Mr. Kline was always a very pleasant man when I would encounter him while working as a secretary for St. Michaels Elementary School. He helped with the annual PTO Bingo fundraiser each year by making wood candle holders from local tree branches and donating them to the silent raffle. I send my condolences to his wife and son.

Kevin Bain
   Posted Fri October 11, 2019
My deepest condolences to Moira, Sean and especially Jeff's mother Jackie. I started working for Jeff in 1996, soon after he established Kline Machinery. I learned a lot about the Machine Tool industry from Jeff, and will forever be grateful for that opportunity. I don't think any of us can know the extent of respect he had in the machining world. Although I moved on to a different employer in 2003, I always stayed in touch with Jeff every few weeks or so. Jeff always had a great sense of humor & good advice. I look back to him as not only a boss, but a friend and mentor. I am saddened by his passing, but will always be grateful for knowing this man. Kevin Bain

J Scott Komarnicki
   Posted Fri October 11, 2019
Jeff was my first employer. He became a lifelong friend. Jeff taught me many things about our industry but the most important thing he taught me in life was to make as many friends as you can, have as much fun as you can, and love everyone around you more each day. He and I shared a love of our chosen industry, food of ALL types, cars, real estate, and people who treat you with a mutual respect. Without Jeff’s help, guidance, and influence I would be nothing close to the man I am today. I will miss him terribly. My heartfelt condolences to his wonderful family.

Mandy Caulk
   Posted Fri October 11, 2019
Oh Moira, I am saddened to hear this. I remember when you hosted our tennis Holiday Party. Jeff cooked everything and waited on us hand and foot! One gift that was won in our gift exchange was the Yuletide log. We all envied it and then Jeff went and made one for all of us! I have it on my coffee table year round and will cherish it forever. What a special husband and father and friend. Thinking of you always.

Tom and Patty Springer
   Posted Sat October 12, 2019
Moira, Sean and family,
We are so sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. He was truly special and had such charisma which immediately drew people to him and he was just such a fun, likeable guy. He will definitely be missed by all who knew him. We are so glad we got a chance to see him this summer in St. Michaels. Although we originally met him many years ago through business, we immediately formed a personal and lasting friendship that we will always cherish. May your memories help to see through the difficult days ahead.

Roberta Barkley Elchak
   Posted Sun October 13, 2019
First, let me send my deepest sympathy to Jackie, Moira, Sean, and the family. Jeff was one of the very best friends I ever had in my lifetime. We had a bond. I adored him. From Sunset Avenue to Clayton Avenue in younger years - here & there in between and then beyond. Love and peace to you, my forever friend. Until we meet again...

Cathy Wantz
   Posted Sun October 13, 2019
Im so sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. He was so very smart, so very kind.
Big prayers for his family.

Leah Cavender Harclerode
   Posted Sun October 13, 2019
I was sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. I worked with him for over 4 years at Kline Machinery. It was my first job out of college and he was my first boss. He was very good to work for and always took care of his employees. He made the work place interesting and in many ways was like a dad to me. It was a great learning experience that helped shape my life and career.

Kathy Ann Meleason
   Posted Mon October 14, 2019
Sending my most sincere condolences to Jeff's wife, son, Jackie ,Terry & entire family. Jeff was a friend to all & everyone that knew him, loved him. He, without a doubt, had the best laugh that I have ever heard. My heart goes out to all of you. The world was definitely a better place with him in it. Love you Jeff.

Tom Dodge
   Posted Thu October 17, 2019
My condolences to Moira, Sean and Jackie and other family. It was a shock to hear of Jeff's passing. Jeff and I spent many wonderful days together playing tennis , fishing and just hanging out. He was a wonderful and special friend who I will always cherish knowing. He will be missed.


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