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Bill, Pap, 88, Bolivar, died September 4, 2017 at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. He was born on December 1, 1928 in Robinson, the son of the late John B. and Eleanor (Burkett) McClellan. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, the former Delores W. Lichtenfels and his three daughters Christine Clark (Jack) of NC; Bonita Dink Garshnick (Randy), Gas Center; Glenda Fike (Barry Robb), Johnstown. Also survived by 8 grandchildren, Bill Clark (Sherry), Bolivar; Kevin Clark, NC; Jesse Garshnick (Kayla), Clyde; Elijah Garshnick (Kayla) Clarksburg; Kayla Burkett, New Orleans, LA; Kari Donaldson, Glen Burnie, MD; Matti Fike and Keani Fike, both of Johnstown. Eight great- grandchildren Kaiti and Amber Rose Clark; Josef and Hailey Garshnick; Zoey, Anthony and Robert Donaldson; Gracie Garshnick. Bill would also have welcomed a new great grandchild in February of 2018. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by the sisters Dorothy Fulcomer; Alice Beagle, Lorna McKinney; Norma Shirey; brothers Martin Jiggs; Thomas; Richard and Lysle B. McClellan; son-in-law Timothy J. Ewt. He worked at Helms Express and Ryder PIE as a truck driver. Bill enjoyed going to Jonnett Flea Market and was well known and loved by all the regulars there. The family will be receiving friends Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence, where service will be held 11 AM Thursday. Interment Germany Lutheran Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com
Published on September 5, 2017
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