RED LION Wayne H. Clouser, 94, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013, at Rest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of Helen L. (Kinard) Clouser, who passed away November 22, 2012, and whom he loved and adored every day of their 65 years together. A Celebration of Life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion, with the Rev. Sterling Trimmer, Jr. officiating. A viewing will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be held at Red Lion Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Dallastown American Legion Post 605 Honor Guard. Born December 18, 1918, in Dallastown, he was the son of the late Albert W. and Margaret E. (Loudon) Clouser. He drove truck on a bread delivery route for many years, working for Hershey's Bakery and later Capital Bakery, until his retirement in 1980. Following his retirement, he delivered the York Dispatch with his wife. A United States Army Veteran of World War II, he served with the 39th Special Service Company as a Sergeant and was awarded the Bronze Star along with other numerous accommodations. He graduated from Mechanicsburg High School in 1938, enjoyed playing cards and bird watching, and loved fishing. Mr. Clouser is survived by three sisters-in-law, Edna Howard and husband Darwin, Erma Grim, and Nancy Kinard; two brothers-in-law, Nevin and Nolan Kinard and wife Lois; cousin, Winnie Paulus of Mechanicsburg; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by five siblings, Mary, Miriam, John, Albert, and Charles. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lebanon VA Medical Center, 1700 S. Lincoln Ave., Lebanon, PA 17042. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on February 27, 2013