Clarence R. Buss

Clarence R. Buss, 85 Clarence R. Buss, 85, of Aston, died January 8, 2014 at Crozer Keystone Hospice at Taylor. Born in Beatrice, NE, he was raised on the homestead where his family has lived for over 100 years. Jack attended the Trinity Lutheran Grade School and graduated from Beatrice High School in 1946. He served in the US Navy for over 21 years as a Corpsman. Jack completed two world cruises aboard the USS Worcester and the USS Tarawa and served in the Naval Reserve Fleet. After retiring from the Navy, he worked as a Transport Supervisor for Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia for 27 years before retiring in 1996. Jack was an active member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church. He sang in the choir, was a superintendent of the Sunday School as well as a teacher, served as a trustee and elder and participated on the men's bowling team. Jack volunteered for many tasks, was a chairman for fundraisers, collected and recycled scrap metal ("Can-Man") and gave the proceeds to the church. Jack and Lorraine founded the Over 50 Club of Ridley Park and Jack remained active in the club after her death. He loved gardening and had a passion for all living things. Jack was predeceased by his first wife, Lorraine Hardy Buss, who died in 1994; his parents, Reinholdt and Edna Brasse Buss; and his siblings, Eunice Buss Pape and Earl Buss. Survivors: his wife of 16 years, Eleta May-Buss; his sons, Retired Army Major Craig A. Buss and Jeffrey Buss; his stepsons, Randy (Cindy), Timothy (Kathi) and Roger May; his siblings, Delores Wollenburg (Lorenz) and Edward Buss (Mary); 11 Grandchildren; also 3 great grandchildren. Funeral Service: 3:00 PM Sunday at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 628 E. Chester Pike, Ridley Park, PA 19078, where friends may call from 1-2:45 PM Graveside Burial: 1:00 PM Monday, January 13, 2014 at Media Cemetery Memorial Gifts: to the above church Memorial Fund Online Condolences: www.whiteluttrell.com

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3551 Concord Rd Aston, PA 19014
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Published in The Daily Times on Jan. 10, 2014