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Clair D. DeLong

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Clair D. DeLong
Clair D. DeLong, 89 of Lewistown, died at 11:40 a.m., Saturday, June 15, 2013 at the Lewistown Hospital. Born December 29, 1923, in Lehigh County, he was the son of the late William and Lulu (Bittner) DeLong. Clair received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Penn State University and he did graduates courses from Cornell University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was employed by Agriculture Extension at Penn State for over 40 years. Clair was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Lewistown; Kiwanis Club; Retired Air Force Group; Slatington Lodge F&AM; Jaffa Shrine of Altoona and Williamsport Consistory. Survivors: He is survived by his wife, Alice (Gensler) DeLong whom he married on June 29, 1946; and his children, David William DeLong of North Canton, OH and Elizabeth Ann Torres and husband Hector of Cleveland, OH; his sister, Annalu Fenstermaker of Slatedale, PA. He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters. Services: His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Trinity United Church of Christ, 20 Oak Street, Lewistown with Pastor Narda Druckenmiller officiating. Interment will be in Granview Cemetery in Allentown. His family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan Street, Lewistown. Contributions: Memorial contributions in Clairs memory can be made to the Trinity United Church of Christ, 20 Oak Street, Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the charity of ones choice.Online condolences can be offered to the family at
Published in Morning Call on June 18, 2013
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