Clare A. Holsey
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Clare A. Holsey, 88, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013, at her home.
Clare worked at Sears and retired after 20 years of service, and was a member of the Retirees Club. She was a member of St. Benedict Cathedral and participated with the Bingo Association, Quilters group, Summer Social, Bereavement Committee, Saturday Morning Heavenly Dusters and Friday Adoration Hour. She was also a member of St. Rose Auxiliary, St. Bernadett Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary.
Clare was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Lucille Paker; grandson, Shane Holsey; brothers, Lawrence and Robert Paker; sisters, Louise Paker and Esther Crites.
She is survived by her husband of 70 ? years, James John Holsey; daughters, Awanda McElwee (Roy), Glenda McElwee (Kenny), Theresa Hughes; sons, Bill Holsey (Priscilla), Michael Holsey, Sr. (Marty), Robert Holsey (Marietta), Ronald Holsey (Jessica) and Donald Holsey (Stacey); granchildren, LaVerne Hill, Rebecca Bengert (Kevin), Kenny McElwee, Jr. (Penny), Rea Jean Whittley (William), William Holsey, Jr., Jennifer Arnold (Chuck), Michelle Gentry (Timmy), Michael Wayne Holsey, Jr., Adam Holsey, Wendy Norris (Fredrick), Jonathan Ash (Tina Noble), Dustin Holsey (Haley), Aaron Feldmann, Emma Holsey, Nate Holsey, and Alli Holsey; 21 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, IN 47714 with a Rosary service at 7 p.m.
Funeral services will begin at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013, at St. Benedict Cathedral, 1328 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, IN 47714 with Fr. William Dietsch officiating.
Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Benedict Cathedral, 1328 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, IN 47714.
Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com
Published in Courier Press on Apr. 2, 2013