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“This great man of GOD and his family played a big role in my childhood. To his family just know he definitely has earned his wings and he will live...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Torey Marcona - Gainesville, GA

“My prayers are sent to your family. As you will truly be missed. I know you are in God's Care... ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Africa West-Benjamin - Newark, NJ

“rev vanderclay was an exceptional man may god bless him continuously always. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: carmella williams - paterson, NJ

“memories never to forget god bless ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: EDITH SMITH SCOTT - patrson, NJ

“Rev. You will be missed by everyone in Paterson, because you came to this city to truly do God's work we will always remember the good times. We...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Susan, Johnson Thaxton - Paterson, NJ

“Reverend VanderKlay certainly has left a legacy behind that I and my generation will never forget. He had a kind word for all. His gentle smile and...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Mr. Alfred Betts, Sr. - Norfolk, VA

“Great man may he RIP . ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: NANCY GRIER - PATERSON, NJ

“Rev VanderKlay you will be so miss by the Fritts family and the Bronson family and the Clayton, you were always there for my family sending prayers...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: shawn fritts-singletary - NJ

“The Lord has called on one of his discipiles to come home. He was a true Man of God I was at Bible school with in in the 60's and I still attend...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: eloise - paterson, NJ

“Rev. Vanderklay will truly be miss He was the best childhood minister ever ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Phyllis Watson - Paterson, NJ

“Wow, what a man of God! He fed the Hungry, He visited the sick, He took care of the homeless. Rev. Vanderclay did not consider it robbery at time...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Vera White - Morristown, NJ

“I remember Rev VanderKlay from "way back" when I lived in the CCP & went to "Northside Chapel". May GOD continue to bless all that he has instilled...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Cora Brown - Paterson, NJ

“A wonderful man! Loved by many and Respected by all! "Rev" had such a great impact on my life as a youth and an adult! My sincere and heartfelt...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Owens - New Orleans, LA

“A wonderful man! Loved by many and Respected by all! "Rev" had such a great impact on my life as a youth and an adult! My sincere and heartfelt...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Owens - New Orleans, LA

“A wonderful man! Loved by many and Respected by all! "Rev" had such a great impact on my life as a youth and an adult! My sincere and heartfelt...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Owens - New Orleans, LA

“A wonderful man! Loved by many and Respected by all! "Rev" had such a great impact on my life as a youth and an adult! My sincere and heartfelt...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Owens - New Orleans, LA

“A wonderful man! Loved by many and Respected by all! "Rev" had such a great impact on my life as a youth and an adult! My sincere and heartfelt...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Owens - New Orleans, LA

“A wonderful man! Loved by many and Respected by all! "Rev" had such a great impact on my life as a youth and an adult! My sincere and heartfelt...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Owens - New Orleans, LA


Rev. Stanley J. Vander Klay, 77, went to be with the Lord on Monday March 4, 2013 in Milford Regional Hospital, Milford. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Osterman)Vander Klay. Rev. Vander Klay served as Minister for 36 years at Northside Community Chapel Christian Reformed Church in Paterson, NJ. He later served 4 years at Community Christian Reformed Church in Baldwinsville, NY prior to becoming Pastor Emeritus. He had also served as Interim Minister for 2 years at the United Presbyterian Church in Whitinsville and was a member of the Pleasant Street Christian Reformed Church. He was born in Wisconsin in 1935 the son of the late Hiram and Grace (Flokstra) Vander Klay. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children Ruth A. and her husband Tom Huizenga of Uxbridge, Paul H. and his wife Beth Vander Klay of Sacramento, CA and Lori B. and her husband R. Paul Johnson of Burlington; a sister Glenda and her husband Carl Welmers of Grand Rapids, Ml; a brother David and his wife Jeanne Vander Klay of Homosassa, FL; 10 grandchildren Kristin, Cami, Phillip, Jared, Madison, Josephine, Benjamin, Lars, Alexandra and Annika, and nieces and nephews. An Online Memorial was created to commemorate the life of Rev. Stanley J. Vander Klay. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add Your own memories, reflections, thoughts and condolences.

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