Mary Ann Klepper


Mary Ann M. Klepper of Warwick, NY and Montauk, NY, passed peacefully away at home on June 17, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was 75 years old.

Born in Brooklyn, NY on September 16, 1942 to parents Peter Cacciola and Carolyn Manno.

A loving mother and grandmother, Mary Ann was a woman of many talents: an excellent horsewoman; a fantastic cook; a skier; a Eucharistic minister; and a volunteer at Mt. Alverno Assisted Living Center and at Winslow for many years.

Mary Ann was married to Fred Klepper who survives her. Also survived by her three sons, Fred and wife Annika of Lakewood, PA, William and his wife Betty Ann of Montvale, NJ, Christopher and wife Eleanor of Tappan, NY; 11 grandchildren: Christina, Thomas, Henrik, Nicole, Alyssa, Megan, Christopher Jr, Matthew, Jillian, Caroline, and Maria; two brothers, Anthony Cacciola of Westwood, NJ and Michael Cacciola of Edgewood, WA; and a sister Elizabeth Penza of Tinton Falls, NJ.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Alison, in 2003.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 21 from 4 to 8:00 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen RC Church, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick. Interment at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, NJ will follow the mass.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a charity close to Mary Ann’s heart, Alison Klepper Scholarship Fund c/o Community Foundation of Orange Inc., 30 Scott Corners Dr. Suite 203, Montgomery, NY 12549.

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