The Reverend Robert W. Kline, Pastor Emeritus, St. John Vianney Parish, died on Friday, 24 June 2011 at 10:45 a.m. St. John Vianney Parish, after having received the prayerful support and consolation of the Sacraments.
Robert W. Kline was born on 6 November 1922. His parents were the late John and Catherine (nee Ryan) Kline. He bwas educated at Blessed Sacrament Primary School, St. Ignatiius High School and St. Mary Seminary, all in Cleveland, Ohio. On 22 May 1948 in the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, Bishop Edward F. Hoban ordained him to the priesthood for the service of the Diocese of Cleveland.