KLINE, WAYNE E.
· Aug 17, 2016
KLINE, WAYNE E. - 69 of Ocean City, NJ passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at the Shores at Wesley Manor in Ocean City, NJ.
Wayne was born to Alma and Edwin Kline of Barrington, NJ in Camden, NJ. He was born with Cerebral Palsy due to complications at birth. Although his disability has proved challenging throughout his life, it has never deterred him from accomplishing his goals.
Wayne graduated from Haddon Heights High School is 1967 having studied Business. In 1967, Wayne attended Brandywine College in Wilmington and graduated with a B. S. in Marketing Management in 1971.
He worked for Clint Campbell at Spence Seafood in Ocean City working there for several years.
In 1972, Wayne got a seasonal job at the "Clam Bar" in Somers Point, where he was a bookkeeper. At the Clam Bar, he became fast friends with many customers, especially with the owners Pete and Patrice Papovic and Dennis and Lucy Dixon and became lifelong friends.
In 1975, Wayne took a job with Paul Glenn, Inc., a bus company in Northfield where he helped children as a school bus aide for Special Ed students.
In the 1980's, Wayne went to work for the Atlantic City Country Club. The owner, Leo Fraser and his sons Doug and Jim and daughter Bonnie became like family to him. When they sold the club and moved their operation to their Mays Landing Club where Wane worked over 20 years for them until his retirement in 2006.
Wayne is survived by his caretakers, Todd Bower and his children Todd, Jr. and Amy and Muriel Dickinson and her children, Joseph, Bart and Don. Friends may call Monday evening, August 22nd from six until seven o'clock at The Godfrey Funeral Home, 809 Central Avenue, Ocean City, NJ. Burial is private.
Memorial contributions in his memory may to the United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia, 102 East Mermaid Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19118.