Clement Frederick Konen
86, of Jackson Twp. passed away Jan. 30 at his residence surrounded by family and close friend, Gerri Shamp RN. He was born Nov. 24, 1926 to the late Frederick Jacob and Florence Martha (Boron) Konen in North Lawrence. Clement attended St. Barbara School and Washington High School. Clement began working for Canton Chair & Table Co in 1949 and retired as president of the company. He was a Charter member of Rotary International of Perry Twp. and member of various organizations. He served several years as parade committee member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Canton. In addition to his parents, a brother and two sisters preceded him in death, Arthur Konen, Mary Schalmo and Martha Seifert.
Clement is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary D. (Bamberger) Konen; daughters, Mary Ann Konen of Jackson Twp., Colleen L. Rowland of Austin, Texas, Rosemary Konen of Houston, Texas; granddaughter, Melinda L. Rowland; brother, Carl L. (Beverly) Konen; many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. His final resting place will be at Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at the Paquelet Funeral Home in Massillon. Memorials can be sent to either Hospice and Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County or the memorial fund at St. Joan of Arc Church. Messages of support and sympathy can be sent to the family at www.paquelet.com.
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Published in The Repository on Feb. 2, 2013