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Marie-Therese H.S. de Campou Klinefelter, 87, taught French for 20 years

Marie-Therese H.S. de Campou Klinefelter

HAMPSTEAD — Marie-Therese H.S. de Campou Klinefelter, 87, passed away Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020.

She was born Marie-Thérése Héléne Simone de Campou de Grimaldi-Regusse in Aix-en-Provence, France, on March 30, 1933, to the late Jean and Anne de Campou, Marquis de Grimaldi-Regusse and Ancien Batonnier a la Court de Provence.

She survived the German Army occupation of Southern France as a child and came to the U.S. as a young bride in 1950. Mathé taught French to the girls at the Ursiline Academy in Bethesda, Maryland, for 20 years and worked as an aesthetician in the national capital region for another 20 years. She was a wonderful wife and mother and a terrific grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of over 56 years, retired U.S. Army Capt. Paul M. Klinefelter.

She is survived by her three sisters in France, four children, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Following her cremation this week, Mathé will be interred next to her husband in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C., as their schedule allows.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the U.S. Marines Youth Foundation.

Share online condolences with the family at Coble Funeral and Cremation Service at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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