Allie H. "Ooper" Kleingardner

We are heartbroken to announce the death of our beloved, Allie Harold Kleingardner ("Ooper"). He was born on July 7, 1965 and passed away surrounded by loved ones on July 27, 2022. He was a dedicated member of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department for 31.5 years as a correction's deputy; and an avid sportsman who loved fishing, hunting, and spending time with family and friends.

He was predeceased by his father, Allie Robert Kleingardner; and sister, Michelle Kleingardner.

He is survived by his mother, Joyce Kleingardner; sister, Robin Kleingardner and her partner Keith; brother, William Kleingardner and his partner Denise; his lifetime partner, Yvette Rivera; his children: Sean Kleingardner, Scott Kleingardner and his wife Cassie, Michelle Diaz-Maus and her husband Bill, Michael Diaz and his wife Jenesis, and Shawn O'Dell; his grandchildren: Sean, Allie, Peyton, Marlee, Bailee, Scottie Jr., Jonathan, Mariah, Mikey, Eli, Gage, Billy, Colt, Barrett, and Isabella; his nieces: Kayla and Megan; and many cousins.

Visitation will be on Sunday, July 31, 2022 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Colonial Bryant Funeral Home, 29 Pearl Street, Livingston Manor.  A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, August 1, 2022, at 10 am followed by interment at St. Aloysius Cemetery.

We ask that in lieu of flowers, any donations be made directly to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network in his memory, at  

Arrangements are under the care of Colonial Bryant Funeral Home, 29 Pearl Street, Livingston Manor, NY. For additional information, please contact the funeral home at 845-439-4333 or visit