Theresa M. (Lienhard) Kleynen of Chelmsford


Theresa Marie (Lienhard) Kleynen of Chelmsford, MA died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was married to the late Kenneth W. Kleynen who died November 3, 1982.

Born in Somerville, MA, on December 19, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Henry A. and Ivy (Husselbee) Lienhard. She was a graduate of Wilmington High School with the class of 1945.

She was a past member of the All Saints Episcopal Church in Chelmsford.

She is survived by four sons, Kenneth and his wife, Barbara Kleynen of Ayer, MA, Arthur Kleynen of Haverhill, MA, Robert Kleynen of Chelmsford, Keith Kleynen of Groton, MA; a daughter and son in law, Bonnie and Kevin Greeno of Townsend, MA; five sisters, Elizabeth Young of Mashpee, MA, Ivy Lucas of North Conway, NH; Margaret Fisher of Wilmington, MA, and Paula Gervais of Nashua, NH; four grandchildren, Scott, Brian, Timothy, and Brittney and her husband, Joe; and three great grandchildren, Jameson, Vanessa, Athena as well as several close family friends.

She was the sister of the late Lillian Drapeau of Hollywood, FL.

Her visitation will be Sun. November 11th from 1 to 3:00 PM at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA 01863. It being her wishes, she will not have a funeral service.  Memorials may be made in her name to the Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-256-4040.


November 11, 2018
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dolan Funeral Home
  1. Rick & Kathy Kinney says:

    Our Sympathy to The Kleynen Family on the loss of your Mother! RIP Theresa.

  2. Don and Judy Kinney says:

    To Kleynen Family
    Sorry, to hear about your Mom, growing up she felt a second mother to me. I have some great memories of a wonderful lady. I’m sorry I couldn’t be there to attend her services and express my sympathy to you all.
    Don & Judy Kinney

  3. Audri Gervais says:

    Our sweet Theresa. We loved you so much! You have made an impact and taught us so much. I will miss our talks but knowing that you are no longer suffering gives me so much peace. I miss my little nightly owl.

  4. Ivy Lienhard Lucas says:

    My wonderful sister Theresa is off on a new journey. With out any more pain. Give our mother & father a hug. Dad will be looking for you for sure.We will miss you so much. My condolence to her children from my family.

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