SEMINOLE, FL Clair R. Hartman, 96, passed away peacefully at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2013, at Largo Medical Center, Largo, Fla. Clair was born March 18, 1917, in York, the adopted son of the late Richard and Emma Hartman. He was preceded in death by "Provi" his wife and life long partner of 67 years. He is survived by his son, Richard and wife, Linda; and several nieces and nephews. Clair served in the Army
from 1940 to 1945, participating in numerous beach landings in the South Pacific. He was a Contracting Officer for the military for 25 years, retiring in 1970 and moving to Florida, where he was a real estate broker until 1986. Clair enjoyed fishing, hunting and playing the guitar, but his biggest love was traveling across the country with Provi. A viewing was held at Lewis Mohn Funeral home followed by Military Honors at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.