SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

January 28, 2013

Roberta (Bobbie) Kline


Swampscott — passed away on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2013, after battling a degenerative condition.

Beloved wife of the late Bernie Kline. Dear daughter of the late Josiah and Ida (Brown) Razin. Devoted mother of Alan Kline and his wife Darlene of Lynn, Howard Kline and his wife Chris of Cambria, CA; Susan Kline of Swampscott, Judy Kline and her husband Andrew Barriskill of Baltimore, MD. Loving sister of Marvin Razin and his wife Christine of Fayetteville, NC, and sister-in-law of Diana Razin of Lynn and her late husband Alan Razin. Cherished grandmother of Cody Kline, Daniel Kline and his wife Celine, Todd Kline and his wife Megan. Adored great-grandmother of Joshua Kline.

After graduating Chelsea High School Bobbie moved to Lynn, MA, where she met her late husband, Bernie, at the Jewish Community Center. Bobbie supported Bernie as he built the Lynn Ladder & Scaffolding Co. She established bowling leagues at the King's Lynn Lanes which Bernie also owned. For her devotion to the sport she was inducted into the Candlepin Bowling Hall of Fame.

She was active in Temple Beth El Sisterhood throughout her life where she chaired the Landscape Committee.

She devoted her life to her husband, children and grandchildren. Bobbie loved traveling with family and friends and enjoying her second home in Jaffrey, NH.

Bobbie was an avid collector of Heisey glass and a number of her unique pieces will be donated to the Heisey Museum in Ohio.

Her exuberant personality and positive outlook will be missed by everyone who knew her.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Funeral Service will be held at the Stanetsky–Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin St, SALEM, on Monday, January 28th, 2013, at 11:00am. Interment will follow at Cong. Shirat Hayam Cemetery, Beth El Section, Lowell St, Peabody. Following interment friends and family are invited to gather at the Jewish Community Center of the North Shore, 4 Community Road, Marblehead, MA. On Tuesday, January 29th, friends and family are invited to the home of Susan Kline. In celebration of her life donations may be made to the Bernie and Roberta Kline Fitness Center at the Jewish Community Center, 4 Community Road, Marblehead, MA 01945.

Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel

781-581-2300, www.stanetsky.com