Mathias "Buddy" Klein, III

Mathias "Buddy" Klein III, 61, of Wayne, NJ, died peacefully on December 13, 2017. Buddy was born in Jersey City, the son of the late Eleanor and Mathias Klein, Jr. Buddy graduated from Wayne Valley High School in 1974 where he excelled in swimming and riflery. He worked for Leonard Kreusch Inc. and as a residential counselor at Saint Joseph's Medical Center.

He is survived by his sister Ellen Specht, her husband William, by his nieces and nephew Kathleen, Nicole, and Paul Ottens, Jr, and his two birds Ruby and Sparkle.

All arrangements are private at the request of the family.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to:

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60611,

Compassionate Care Hospice of Dover, 400 West Blackwell Street, Dover, NJ 07801,


Friends of Wayne Animal Rescue.