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John William Clemenger

John William Clemenger Obituary
AUGUSTA, Ga. - John William Clemenger, 73, retired Naval Officer, died Nov. 6 after a brief illness. Clemenger joined the Navy as a Seaman at 17 and served on destroyers and submarines before retiring as a Naval Commander in 1988. His career included service on submarines the USS Blenny, USS Sabalo, USS Gudgeon, USS Cod, and USS Henry L. Stimson. He served as Commanding Officer of the USS Oak Ridge, Chief of Staff of Submarine Squadron 16, and as U.S. Navy submarine attachŽ to the British Royal Navy. After retiring from the Navy, Clemenger was active as a grandfather and volunteered in support of several causes. In addition to his wife, Martha, he is survived by his son, two daughters, and four grandsons. He is also survived by his brother and two sisters. A memorial Mass will be held in the chapel at Eisenhower Army Medical Center at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the or the . Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

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