Beloved Neshaminy Theater Director Passes Away
Theodore Kloos inspired countless students as the music and theater teacher at Neshaminy High School.
The Neshaminy School District lost a beloved member of the school community with the death of Theodore Kloos, 78, on Wednesday, phillyburbs.com reports.
According to the report, Kloos officially retired from directing the music and theater programs at Neshaminy High School in 1993, just before getting diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, but continued mentoring teachers and students until 2008.
His legacy was immortalized when the district named the high school auditorium after Kloos.
A statement on the Neshaminy School District web site reads the following:
The entire Neshaminy community is saddened at Mr. Kloos’ passing. He was among an elite group of professionals who has left an enduring impression on multiple generations of students and staff at NHS. Our community has lost a true Master.
The Neshaminy choir's 7 p.m. show on Monday will be dedicated to Kloos, phillyburbs.com reports.