Clarence "Duke" Wiley

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  • "Duke, we are so very happy we had the opportunity to meet..."
    - Ann Hassenplug
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Clarence "Duke" Wiley, 95, DuBois, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born January 9, 1923, in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of the late Clarence and Lena (Chinnow) Wiley.
Duke married Elsie M. (Rollinson) Wiley on July 21, 1945 in Philadelphia. She preceded him in death on May 15, 1987. He later married Marjorie (Logan) Wiley, who preceded him in death on January 17, 2010.
Duke was employed by Uniroyal Rubber Company as well as worked maintenance at Montgomery Ward. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW Post #913, and the Lakeside United Methodist Church. Duke enjoyed woodworking, golfing, completing jigsaw puzzles, gardening, bird watching, listening to live music, and dancing. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II.
Duke is survived by his two children, Marilyn (Richard) Jablonski, DuBois, and Robert (Diane) Wiley, Florida; seven grandchildren: James (Maureen) R. Tuttle, Richard (Kelli) M. Jablonski, Chris (Scott) Palmer, Jason Jablonski, Nicholas (Erin) Wiley, Kristin (Rebecca) Wiley, and Sean Wiley; two stepdaughters, Nancy and Gail Logan; six great-grandchildren: Kelsea (Pat) Green, Kurtis Palmer, Jesalyn Jablonski, Ryan Tuttle, Jaden Duffee, and Johnel Stoneberg; two great-great-grandchildren, James W. Blake V and Nora L. Green; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was the last member of his immediate family.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Eileen (George) Tuttle; siblings, Helen, John, Harry, and Fred; and a granddaughter, Janet Tuttle.
Friends and family will be received Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. and Friday, April 13, 2018 from 10-11 a.m. at the Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc., DuBois. Following Friday's visitation, a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral chapel with Rev. Dr. Robert Kirby III officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the DuBois Area Honor Guard. Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Lakeside United Methodist Church, 420 First St., DuBois, PA 15801 or to the Gateway Humane Society, P.O. Box 678, Falls Creek, PA 15840.
Online condolences may be made at
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1312 Chestnut Avenue
DuBois, PA 15801
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Published in The Courier Express from Apr. 11 to Apr. 12, 2018
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