In memoriam: Patricia ‘Pat’ Klarin
By Ashleigh Petersen

In memoriam: Patricia ‘Pat’ Klarin

Patricia “Pat” Klarin, 84, of Palm City, Fla., died May 21, 2022. Klarin and her husband, Keith, operated All Purpose Rentals, Shrewsbury, N.J., for more than 25 years. Keith served as the 26th president of the American Rental Association (ARA) in 1987 and was inducted into the Rental Hall of Fame in 2002.

The Klarins enjoyed traveling the world, having visited more than 120 different countries and had taken countless cruises. Klarin was fond of entertaining and was avid at needlepoint.

She is survived by her daughter, Mindy; son, Ron (Bonnie); and sister, Susan Greenberg. Klarin is preceded in death by Keith, who died in November 2020.

Ashleigh Petersen

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Ashleigh Petersen is the digital communications manager for Rental Management. She writes news and feature articles, plus coordinates the monthly Safety Issue and several sections in the magazine. Ashleigh loves spending time with her husband and young son, baking, gardening and listening to true crime and comedy podcasts.

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