Joni Klein, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Beloved wife of Howard Klein for 60 years, loving mother of Stacey Klein (Jeffrey Rodolitz), and Nicole Klein Andelman (Steven Andelman), and cherished “Nana” of Samuel and William Andelman.
Joni and Howard met as teenagers and married after graduating college. While working as an early education teacher, Joni earned a master’s in education, and she and Howard started a family in the Philadelphia suburbs. Continuing her education, she went on to become a paralegal, partnering with her husband for over 30 years at his law firm.
Joni served in several leadership roles in the Philadelphia Chapter of American Friends of Hebrew University, including Chapter President. She also volunteered as a docent at the University of Pennsylvania Museum, sharing her love for art and her knowledge of Egyptology.
Joni’s life was blessed with many caring and dedicated friends and blanketed by the love of her extended family. Remembrances may be made to American Friends of Hebrew University.
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