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CLAIRE BICKLEY, 82, on October 14, 2013, an extra-ordinary woman, resident of Country Meadows in Wyomissing, Pa formerly of Radnor, Pennsylvania and a summer resident of Green Lake, Maine. Her mother, Clara R. Bollinger predeceased her. She is survived by her son, Andrew B. Adair and his wife Mary W. Adair of Media, Pa, and her daughter, Wendi Lynn Adair and her husband Vladimir B. Simine of Kitchener, Ontario, and her former husband Warren J. Adair of Radnor, Pa, her dear companion Milton "Buzz" Hartzell, and her loving grandchildren, Sasha, Katya, and Helen.
Claire graduated from the Wyomissing High School, Class of '49, and East Stroudsburg University, Class of '53. She was a beloved gym and science teacher and coached in the Cheltenham School System. She also ran a summer camp with Paul Westhead, of local basketball fame and former coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. In addition, she founded the "Exercise with Claire Adair" Program that ran for many years in the Cheltenham Night School. She was a member of the Savoy Company and was a volunteer at The Children's Hospital. She traveled extensively and was a tour guide for many years with Klein Tours.
A celebration of Life Service will be held for her at 10:00 A.M. at Country Meadows in Building 1 located at 1800 Tulpehocken Road, Wyomissing, Pa. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, 3401 Civic Center Blvd., Phila., Pa 19104.
THEO C AUMAN FUNERAL HOME, Reading is entrusted with her service. Online condolences may be made at


Published on Philly.com on Oct. 16, 2013
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