JOHNSTOWN — CLIFTON – Wayne J., 88, West End section of Johnstown, passed away peacefully March 29, 2014, surrounded by his family at Memorial Medical Center, after a long struggle with cardio/respiratory illnesses. Born May 8, 1925, in Wellington, Colo., son of James T., and Alice Dove (Smith) Clifton. Preceded in death by his parents; loving wife, Elnora; daughter, Connie; three brothers; and two sisters. Survived by children, Elaine Tlush, Johnstown; Timothy Clifton, married to the former Anita Neuenschwander, Clendenin, W.Va.; Susan Clifton, Washington, D.C.; and David J. Clifton, married to the former Laurie Anderson, Johnstown; local granddaughter, Jennifer A. Mikesell, Johnstown; 12 other grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lorraine Glessner; and his beloved cats, Calico and Sissy. He was a Sunday school teacher and elder at the First Christian Church for many years and also the owner of Al’s Tire Service and a prominent businessman. Mr. Clifton was a decorated World War II ranger and hero, and was honored with a Bronze Star for valiantly serving his country at D-Day, Battle of the Bulge and many other battles. He was a 1947 graduate of the University of Colorado. Mr. Clifton enjoyed the outdoors, boating and fishing with his children. Wayne loved his family and was a good husband and father. Arrangements by Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Davidsville, are private, but there will be a graveside service held in late May. No flowers please, but cards and requests to attend graveside service may be sent to E. Clifton at 116 Garfield St., Johnstown, Pa. 15906. To express condolences or light a candle, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Linda A. Sral
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Thelma Marie Weiland
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Dolores A. Kiddy
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