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Clara E. Spotts

1930 - 2019
Clara E. Spotts Obituary
Clara E. Spotts, 88, of Middleport, passed away Sunday morning peacefully at her daughter's residence in New Tripoli.

Born in Middleport, Sept. 1, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Leon and Pauline Wroz Burkot.

She was a member of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, New Philadelphia, and American Legion Post 144 Ladies Auxiliary, Middleport.

Clara will be remembered for her generosity, love of bingo, homemade pies, sauerkraut, cookies and candy. She enjoyed spending time with her beloved family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and seven sisters.

Clara is survived by her husband of 67 years, Allen Spotts Sr., of Middleport; son, Allen Spotts Jr. and wife, Gwen, Lewistown Valley; daughters, Eileen, wife of Joseph Tarconish, of Deer Lake, and Maryjane, wife of Tony Cerrone, of New Tripoli; sisters, Gertrude, wife of Clarence Mickey, of Allentown, and Doris Burkot, of Saint Joseph Villa, Reading; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon Saturday, July 6, at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, New Philadelphia, with the Rev. Ronald J. Minner as celebrant. Viewing will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Thomas J. Bartashus Funeral Home, New Philadelphia. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holy Cross Memorial Fund or Lehigh Valley Hospice.

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Published in Republican & Herald on July 3, 2019
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