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Obituaries

December 18, 2013

Roberta Claar

LILLY — CLAAR – Roberta “Berta,” 74, Lilly, passed away Dec. 18, 2013, at UPMC-Altoona Hospital. Born Aug. 12, 1939, in Cresson, daughter of Robert Sr. and Estelle (Harvey) Angus. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Raymond L. Claar Sr.; sisters, Carol Ann, Vivian and Marylyn Mills; and brother, Robert Angus Jr. Survived by children, Michelle Claar; Vivian “Min,” wife of Robert Klayko Sr.; and Raymond L. Claar Jr., and wife, Dana, all of Lilly. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Robert Klayko Jr., and wife, Dawn; Raymond L. Claar III; and Krista Claar; and great-grandson, Zackary Klayko. Sister of Donna McDonald, Cresson. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, brothers- and sisters-in-law; and favorite companion, her dog, Alex. Retired from Warnaco and foster grandparents of Cambria County. She enjoyed Facebook and camping, and loved spending time with her family. She was a Lilly Borough Judge of Elections for numerous years. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Thomas F. Cloherty Funeral Home, Lilly. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Lilly, Pastor John Palko, officiating. Committal, Lillydale Cemetery, Lilly. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions to Central PA Humane Society. Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage, is serving the Claar family.

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