The Reverend John J. Kline, Pastor Emeritus, St. Mary Parish, Lorain died 12 May 2012 after having received the prayerful support and consolation of the Sacraments.
John J. Kline was born on 6 November 1922. His parents were the late John J. and Catherine (Ryan). He was educated at St. Mary College, Kentucky, and St. Mary Seminary, Cleveland, Ohio. On 31 May 1947 in the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, Bishop Edward Hoban ordained him to the priesthood for the service of the Diocese of Cleveland.