John Klinkowize Jr, 78, of Ridgefield, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of the late Jean B. (Gerstenkorn) Klinkowize.
Mr. Klinkowize was born on March 1, 1938 in Washingtonville, NY; a son of the late John and Helen (Solanka) Klinkowize. He graduated Washingtonville High School and entered the United States Air Force after marrying his sweetheart, Jean. After being discharged from the Air Force, John moved to Pelham Manor, New York to begin his family and new career as a commercial display manufacturer.