Richard Klaja

Obituary of Richard Klaja

Richard Klaja, age 78 of Gallatin, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018.  Graveside Service will be Saturday, May 26th at 2:00 p.m. at Gallatin City Cemetery, with Father Stephen Gideon as Celebrant and friends serving as pallbearers.

Mr. Klaja was born August 27, 1939 in East Liberty, PA to the late John Klaja and Edwina Tyson Klaja.  He is survived by wife of 56 years, Joyce Johnson Klaja of Gallatin; sons, Richard Klaja, Jr. of Texas and Christopher Klaja of Texas; daughters, Denise Karas of Clairton, PA and Mary Anne Johnston of North Carolina; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.  Online condolences may be submitted at alexanderheritagefh.com.  Alexander Family Heritage Funeral Home (100 Albert Gallatin Avenue) has been honored with arrangements.