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Lyn Klein, 80, Of Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, CONN. — Lyn Ann Klein, 80, of Fairfield, died on Wednesday, April 1.

Born in Bridgeport and raised in Black Rock, she was a daughter of Thomas and Irene Ellsworth, and had been a Fairfield resident since 1960.

She was a 1952 graduate of The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall and later graduated from Katharine Gibbs in New York City.

Klein worked as a bookkeeper at Manpower Temporary Services and for the Fairfield Municipal Federal Credit Union.

A tireless supporter for the mentally handicappe, he was an active member of F.A.A.R.H. and regular donor to the Kennedy Center.

Klein attended Mass regularly and was a member of the Legion of Mary.

She was a member of the Gaelic American Club, but above all else, was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

Survivors include two children, Thomas Klein and his wife, Karen of Fairfield and Patrice Klein of Fairfield; a sister, Jane Martin of Orange, Conn.; and five grandchildren, Kathryn, Tristen, Megan, Tug and Nolan.

She was predeceased by her husband, William J. Klein, and two sons, Billy and James Klein. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, April 8 at 10 a.m. at St. Pius X Church 834 Brookside Drive, Fairfield. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday, April 7,  from 4-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 S. Benson Road, Fairfield.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Kennedy Center, 240 Reservoir Ave., Trumbull, CT 06611.

To sign an online guest register, go to www.spearmillerfuneralhome.com .

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