Kenneth Lyman Clum, a resident of Nicholson, died Tuesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. He is survived by his wife, the former Janice Natichak. They had been married 53 years.
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Born in Scott Twp., son of the late Stanley and Mildred Walton Clum, he was a member of the Peckville Assembly of God Church, and was educated in Jermyn and Scott Twp. schools. He served with the Army in Korea, attaining the rank of lieutenant. He also served with the National Guard Reserve. Before retirement, he was employed by Grinnell Fire Protection as a fire protection sprinkler fitter.
Kenneth's hobbies were to hunt, fish and restore old tractors. He also faithfully read scripture. His passion was to help everyone he knew, especially his neighbors.
Also surviving are a son, Kevin Clum Jr., Clifford Twp.; a daughter, Michelle Sibley and husband, Jerry, Cerrillos, N.M.; two grandchildren, Jean Marie and Daniel Sibley; and a brother, Gerald Clum and wife, Rose Marie, Waverly; nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Richard Clum; and a brother, Stanley Clum.
The funeral with military honors will be Monday at 11 a.m. from the Peckville Assembly of God Church, Route 6, Peckville, with services by Pastor Terry Drost. Interment will follow at Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Finch Hill.
Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Peckville Assembly of God Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Clifford Twp. Volunteer Ambulance Association or Peckville Assembly of God Church.
Arrangements are by the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City.
For directions or to leave an online condolence, visit www.mazurfuneralhome.com.
Frank T Mazur Funeral Home Inc
601 Dundaff St
Dickson City, PA 18519
Published in Scranton Times on July 25, 2014