Clair A. Glenn
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Clair A. Glenn, 90, of Butler passed away Saturday at the VNA Inpatient Hospice following a short battle with leukemia.
He was born March 18, 1922, in Harrisville to the late Chester M. Glenn and Sarah Carr Glenn.
Mr. Glenn was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Asiatic Pacific Theater during World War II.
He was a public school teacher in the Butler School District, teaching at the junior high and intermediate high schools until his retirement in 1984. Clair was a member of the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees and the Joseph T. Black, Post 249.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church, where he was an active member of the Berean Sunday School class. He enjoyed church activities, historical reading and flea markets. Clair enjoyed spending time with his family and was the "last leaf on the tree."
Mr. Glenn is survived by his wife of 62 years, Wilda K. (Reed) Glenn, who he married Aug. 12, 1950; his son, Pastor William Glenn and his wife, Debbie, of Delphi, Ind.; his daughter, Mary K. Woodburn and her husband, Pastor Jim Woodburn, of Richmond, Va.; 12 grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Gaylord Glenn; and two sisters, Aleta Osborne and Ethel Wigton.
GLENN - Friends of Clair A. Glenn, who passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013, will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Thompson- Miller Funeral Home, 124 E. North St., Butler.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church, 221 W. New Castle St., Butler, with Pastor David Maitland of First Baptist Church officiating. Burial will take place in the Greenlawn Burial Estates.
Officers and members of the American Legion Post 778 Lyndora and the VFW Post 249 will conduct military services at Greenlawn Burial Estates.
Memorial donation are suggested to the First Baptist Christian School, 221 W. New Castle St., Butler, PA 16001.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.
Published in Butler Eagle on Mar. 11, 2013