Celeste D. Clinton

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SIDNEY - Celeste D. Clinton, 92, of Sidney, died Sunday morning November 11, 2012, at the Pavilion Care Center in Sidney.
She was born May 17, 1920, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late Aloys and Irene (Kennedy) Theis.
She married Thomas X. Clinton on Oct. 7, 1944, in Brooklyn, N.Y., beginning a marriage which would last over 68 years; and he survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Irene (John) Lackner of Bedford, N.Y.; two sons, Thomas J. Clinton Esquire of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Robert E. (Roberta) Clinton of Huntington, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Alexander Clinton, Christopher Clinton, John T. Lackner and Daniel P. Lackner; two great-grandchildren, Claire Celeste Lackner and Ethan Thomas Lackner.
She was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
Mrs. Clinton was a 1938 graduate of Bishop McDonnell Memorial High School and attended Mercy Junior College, both of Brooklyn, N.Y.
She was member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Piqua and active with the 4-H Program as a leader and assisted Lehman Catholic High School as a substitute school teacher.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at St. Mary Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Thomas L. Bolte as the celebrant. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rev. Fr. Thomas J. Grilliot Scholarship Fund, 310 S. Wayne St., Piqua, OH 45356.
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