George F. Klatt

08/10/2014 8:42 PM |

George F. Klatt of South Jamesport died Aug. 8 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 87. 

He was born June 21, 1927, in Manhattan to Hertha (Borrman) and Hans Klatt and received his high school diploma. Mr. Klatt served in the Merchant Marines from 1945 to 1948 and after that, served in the New York State Army National Guard. He was the owner of Hans Klatt and Son Sheet Metal Work in Aquebogue.

Mr. Klatt was a chief for Jamesport Fire Department. Family members said he enjoyed fishing, sailing and woodworking.

Mr. Klatt is survived by his wife, Mary (née Young); his sons, Frederick of South Jamesport and William of Jamesport; his daughter, Christine Stevens of South Jamesport; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were handled by Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead. Cremation will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to Jamesport Fire Department or Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

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